Building catches fire in Back of the Yards

SHARE Building catches fire in Back of the Yards

Firefighters responded to a blaze at an apartment building early Wednesday in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

The call came in about 12:50 a.m., when firefighters responded to a fire in an unoccupied building in the 4800 block of South Elizabeth, Fire Media Affairs said. The fire was struck out a few hours later.

No one was injured and the cause of the fire is under investigation, officials said.

The Latest
Assistant U.S. Attorney Jason Julien on Tuesday told U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber he should not allow defense attorneys to embark on “a wide-ranging fishing expedition in the hopes of turning up evidence of some kind of government misconduct.”
For the second time in less than a month, an Illinois angler caught a pending Illinois record pink salmon. What is going on?
The Black, Southern cuisine that the Harvey-raised chef learned at home has made Hyde Park’s Virtue the hottest spot on the South Side and made him a success on “Top Chef.”
In one of the attacks, a man was shot in North Kenwood after confronting three men trying to steal his car.
A 17-year-old girl said she was forced to put the infant in a carseat after a person she knew kicked in the door of a home in the 3800 block of North Richmond Street and struck her in the head, police said.