Monday, March 2, 2009

Update 2X: Edgewater Fire, People Trapped

Edgewater, Chicago, 3:30 PM - Four story building, extra alarm fire, 1000 block of W. Hollywood. Update from Chicago Sun-Times... An extra-alarm fire at an Edgewater neighborhood apartment building Monday afternoon left 13 people injured. The fire was in a four-plus-one style apartment building, the type where four stories of apartments are above one level of parking. There were reports of multiple people trapped in the building, and several rescues were made. The fire was reportedly on the first floor, with exposure to the second floor, according to unconfirmed reports. It took just over an hour for firefighters to ensure that the blaze was completely extinguished. FULL STORY at CHICAGO SUN-TIMES... Chicago News Bench RSS Feed Cool Stuff...