Firefighters extinguish blaze on 34th floor of Near North Side high-rise

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No injuries were reported Friday afternoon after firefighters battled a blaze on a 34th floor balcony in a Near North high-rise.

The fire started shortly after 3 p.m. at a building in the 500 block of North Dearborn Street, according to the Chicago Fire Department.

Crews extinguished the blaze by 3:25 p.m., and it had not spread to the inside of the building.

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