Extra-alarm fire on North Side leaves several displaced

 Chicago Tribune is reporting a 2-11 on the North side that Firefighters more than hour and half to extinguish.chi-firefighters-battling-extraalarm-blaze-on--001Photo courtesy of Chicago Tribune

Firefighters spent more than an hour and a half fighting an extra-alarm fire that broke out in the North Side’s Wrightwood Neighbors neighborhood early this morning.

The fire started about 3 a.m. inside a building in the 2600 block of North Lincoln Avenue, according to Will Knight, a spokesman for the Chicago Fire Department.

Firefighters found flames on all three of the building’s floors and elevated the fire to a 2-11 alarm, Knight said. Firefighters extinguished the fire shortly after 4:45 a.m..

No injuries were reported. Several people were displaced and were expected to be picked up by family members”.


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