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Crews battle extra-alarm fire at Far South Side warehouse

The large fire caused the building’s roof to collapse, fire officials said.

Firefighters tackle a massive blaze at a warehouse Nov. 11, 2020, in the 11900 block of South Avenue O.
Firefighters tackle a massive blaze at a warehouse Nov. 11, 2020, in the 11900 block of South Avenue O.
Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

An extra-alarm fire broke out Wednesday at a warehouse on the Far South Side.

The blaze was reported about 8:43 p.m. at a two-story building in the 11900 block of South Avenue O, Chicago police and fire officials said.

The incident was upgraded to a three-alarm fire, and the building’s roof collapsed, officials said. A HazMat team was called to monitor some propane containers on the scene.

Chicago Firefighters battle a 3-11 alarm blaze at a warehouse in the 11900 block of South Avenue O, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times
Firefighters tackle a massive blaze at a warehouse Nov. 11, 2020, in the 11900 block of South Avenue O.
Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times, Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

No injuries were reported, and the blaze was extinguished by 11 p.m., according to police and fire officials.