Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Edgewater Fire, Eyewitness Report and Photos

The extra-alarm fire that ripped through a northside Chicago apartment building on Monday, March 2nd sent 13 people to the hospital and damage much of the four-story building's interior by fire and smoke. Niquenya D. Fulbright (photo) alerted Chicago News Bench to her own eyewitness report and photos, "Edgewater Fire Leaves Dozens Trapped - 13 Rushed to Hospital" published at iReport.com. It's an excellent report. An excerpt: Several of the fire victims were forced to leave their homes on this snowy afternoon without much clothing or other belongings. The Fulbright family, neighbors residing in the 5700 block of Kenmore, just north of the burning building, assisted displaced residents by providing them with coats, blankets, coffee and hot chocolate until warming buses and the Red Cross of Greater Chicago could arrive... Full Report at iReport.com RELATED: Niquenya D. Fulbright biography Chicago News Bench RSS Feed Cool Stuff...