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Apartment fire leaves 31 displaced in Woodlawn

No one was injured and a cat was rescued from the fire, fire officials said.

Twenty-two adults and nine children were displaced in an apartment fire Sept. 2, 2020 in Woodlawn.
Twenty-two adults and nine children were displaced in an apartment fire Sept. 2, 2020 in Woodlawn.
Chicago Fire Department

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.