Person hurt in electrical fire in Near West Side high-rise

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One person was injured in a fire in a high rise Thursday morning on the Near West Side.

Crews responded to the fire that started about 11:15 a.m. on an electrical panel in the 300 block of North Canal, according to Chicago Fire Media Affairs.

One person on the 16th floor was burned by the panel, according to Fire Media. Additional details about the person’s condition were not available.

Fire officials said a Metra train was stopped at Canal as crews rescued the person. The fire was struck out about 11:30 a.m.

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