Blaze at New Parie Hotel leaves 9 displaced, 52-year-old woman in serious condition
Three people were taken to hospitals for treatment, including a 52-year-old woman treated for smoke inhalation.
Thirteen people were evacuated from a hotel that caught fire Saturday evening in East Garfield Park.
About 7:35 p.m., Chicago firefighters responded to the fire at the New Parie Hotel at 2847 W. Washington Blvd., the Chicago Fire Department said. Upon arrival, crews found a unit on the first floor of the five-story hotel in flames.
Firefighters were able to contain the blaze to the room and evacuated eight people out of a second floor window and five from a rear door under heavy smoke conditions, the department said.
A 52-year-old woman was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition to be treated for smoke inhalation, officials said. A 28-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman were taken to Norwegian American Hospital in good condition. Nine people were displaced by the blaze, officials said.
All others declined additional treatment.
Fire contained to 1 st floor unit pic.twitter.com/4KWm0Ee9hD— Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) July 7, 2019