3 displaced in Back of the Yards fire

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Firefighters battle a blaze Wednesday morning in the 4800 block of South Laflin. | Fire Media Affairs

Three people were displaced in a house fire early Wednesday in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

Crews were dispatched to a still-and-box alarm fire at a house in the 4800 block of South Laflin, according to a statement from Fire Media Affairs shortly after 3:30 a.m. Firefighters arrived to find a fire in the rear of the home.

The fire was out by 3:57 a.m., the fire department said. No injuries were reported, but the city’s Department of Health and Human Services was called to assist three adults with housing.

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