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1 injured, 7 displaced in South Chicago fire

A total of seven people were displaced from their homes and a 34-year-old man was taken to the hospital in fair condition because of smoke inhalation.

A body was pulled out of Lake Michigan August 22, 2021
One person was injured and seven people were displaced because of a fire Jan. 6, 2021, in the 8400 block of South Escanaba Avenue.
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A person was injured and seven people were displaced after a fire at a residential building Wednesday morning in South Chicago on the South Side.

The blaze was reported about 12:45 a.m. in a building in the 8400 block of South Escanaba Avenue, according to Chicago police.

A 34-year-old man was taken to Trinity Hospital for smoke inhalation, police said. He is in fair condition.

A total of seven people were displaced from their homes, police said.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.