Boy, 4, injured in Albany Park house fire

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Two fires broke out in an alley in the city's Albany Park neighborhood, one seriously injuring a 4-year-old boy, officials said.

PHOTOS: Boy, 4, injured in Albany Park house fire


The first fire broke out inside an apartment in the 4300-block of North Drake around 3 a.m. Sunday, officials said. The other fire broke out in a nearby garage. Officials say the two fires were not related.

The boy was rushed to the hospital with second degree burns over 75 percent of his body, officials said. He is also receiving treatment for smoke inhalation.

No other details have been released and the cause of both fires is under investigation.

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