Man who tried to smoke while hooked to oxygen hurt in Austin fire, investigators say

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Fire broke out at a nursing home in Chicago's Austin neighborhood overnight.

Firefighters responded to the Jackson Square Center in the 5100-block of West Jackson Boulevard around 11:45 p.m. Sunday.

Investigators said a 54-year-old man was trying to smoke a cigarette while hooked up to oxygen. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in fair-to-serious condition.

There were no other injuries reported.
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