Woodridge fire ravages apartment complex

WOODRIDGE, Ill. (WLS) -- An apartment complex was heavily damaged by a fire in southwest suburban Woodridge Friday morning.

Chopper7 was over the scene in the 7800-block of Woodward Avenue just before 7 a.m.

Firefighters appeared to have controlled the fire, but the roof of one of the buildings in the complex was completely destroyed.

Drivers are urged to avoid the area. As of 7 a.m., Woodward Avenue was blocked south of 75th Street.

Darien-Woodridge Fire Chief Steven Gorsky said no one was injured. It's not clear how many residents have been displaced.

Woodridge police said the fire began just after 3 a.m.

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