CFD: ‘Total loss’ in 2-11 fire at West Side towing shop

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A firefighter walks through the rubble after a two-alarm fire Wednesday at a West Side towing business. | Chicago Fire Department

A two-alarm fire leveled a West Side towing business Wednesday afternoon.

Crews were called about 2:45 p.m. to the blaze at Fast Eddie & Sons Towing Company in the 3100 block of West Fillmore, according to the Chicago Fire Department.

The fire had spread from a vacant building next door to the shop, fire officials said. No one was hurt before it was extinguished by about 4:30 p.m.

Workers were able to get one tow truck out of the fire, but the building was a “total loss,” fire officials said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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