Several rescued from fire in Calumet City apartment building, officials say

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Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Several rescued from Calumet City apartment fire: officials
Multiple people were rescued from a fire in Calumet City Monday night, city officials said.

CALUMET CITY, Ill. (WLS) -- Multiple people were rescued from a fire on the fifth floor of a Calumet City apartment building Monday night.

The fire happened in a building in the 200-block of Park Avenue. A spokesman for Calumet City said no injuries were reported, but several people were rescued from an upper floor of the building.

The entire building has been evacuated. What caused the fire was not immediately known and remains under investigation.

Video of the fire shows it appear to engulf several floors of the building, but officials have not yet released any details about how much structural damage there is.

It was not immediately clear how many people were displaced by the fire.