An apartment fire left 22 adults and nine children displaced Wednesday in Woodlawn on the South Side.
The blaze was reported about 6:30 a.m. at a 30-unit courtyard complex in the 6100 block of South Eberhart Avenue, according to Chicago fire officials. Crews were able to put out the blaze about an hour later.
No one was injured and a cat was rescued from the fire, officials said.
The American Red Cross has sent volunteers to help those displaced.
311 alarm fire 6100 block of Eberhart. Three story courtyard. EMS plan 1 no injuries searches clear so far. One cat rescued. pic.twitter.com/ltXvYnzr8P— Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) September 2, 2020
Our Red Cross volunteers are headed to a three story apartment fire in Chicago to assist 22 adults and 9 children who have been displaced.— American Red Cross of Illinois (@RedCrossIL) September 2, 2020