Pilsen fire damages 2 homes, cars; CFD on scene

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Thursday, May 30, 2024
Pilsen fire damages 2 homes, cars; CFD on scene
A Chicago fire damaged 2 homes and some cars on West 18th Place in Pilsen; CFD was on the scene Thursday morning.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- At least two homes and some vehicles appeared to be damaged Thursday morning in a fire on Chicago's Southwest Side.

Chicago fire crews were on the scene about 11 a.m., as a two-and-a-half-story home, its back porches and another building went up in flames in the 900-block of West 18th Place in the city's Pilsen neighborhood, CFD said on X, formerly known as Twitter.

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Chopper 7 was over the scene just after 11 a.m. At one point, large flames were visible around two vehicles near the homes.

CFD said no injuries have been reported.

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It was not immediately clear how the fire began, but CFD said it started on the second floor of a home and spread to the first.

It was put out about 11:50 a.m.

This is a developing story; check back with ABC7 Chicago for updates.