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CFD: 2 dead, 1 critically hurt in Back of the Yards fire

A fire in the Back of the Yards left two people dead early Saturday, officials said. | Fire Media Affairs photo

A fire in the Back of the Yards neighborhood early Saturday left two people dead and another in critical condition, according to fire officials.

The fire occurred in the 5400 block of South Laflin and was struck out about 2 a.m., according to Fire Media Affairs.

Two people, whose ages and genders were not disclosed, died in the fire, according to fire media. A third was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition.

The Chicago Police Department’s Bomb and Arson Unit was investigating the fire, police said.

Additional details were not immediately available.