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Seven People Suffer Smoke Inhalation in a Chicago Housing Authority Building

Seven people were hospitalized with personal injuries after an extra-alarm fire started in a Chicago Housing Authority high-rise building on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois. A 2-11 alarm and Emergency Medical Services Plan 1 was called for an incinerator fire at the eight-story building. The fire department took seven people to various hospitals for smoke inhalation. Six of the seven people were in fair to serious condition with personal injuries, and one was in critical condition with personal injuries. The fire, which seemed to have started in the incinerator, caused heavy smoke on the buildings upper floors. At this time, no lawsuits have been filed. To read the full story, click here.