Firefighter injured in West Pullman house fire

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A firefighter was injured trying to extinguish a house fire on Chicago's Far South Side.

Flames were seen shooting out of a two-story home in the 12000-block of South Sangamon Street early Tuesday morning.

The Chicago Fire Department tweeted just before 4:30 a.m. that a firefighter suffered a shoulder injury and was taken to the hospital.

A source said two adults and three children were in the home and made it out safely.

Investigators are looking into how the fire started.
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