CHICAGO – Four people, including a firefighter, were hospitalized following a fire in downtown Belmont.
The Chicago Fire Department responded to a fire on the 3100 block of North Marmora Avenue around 2 a.m. Thursday. Fire officials said the fire started in the basement of the two-story apartment building.
A woman is taken to Loyola Medical Center after suffering burns on her body. The two men were taken to another hospital after suffering burns, and the firefighter was taken to Community First Medical Center and then transported to Loyola. They are all in serious to critical condition.
Annette Nance-Holt, the Chicago fire commissioner, said the firefighter had been with the department for a year.
A neighbor said they were woken by high winds and smelled burning from a few blocks away.
Firefighters have not determined the cause of the fires.
No further information is provided.
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