2 firefighters hurt in South Chicago fire

The blaze was reported about 8 p.m. at a two-story home in the 8600 block of South Phillips Avenue, Chicago fire officials said.

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A blaze was reported Feb. 22, 2021, at a home in South Chicago.

A blaze was reported Feb. 22, 2021, at a home in South Chicago.

Chicago Fire Department

Two firefighters were injured after a fire broke out Monday at a house in South Chicago. 

The blaze was reported about 8 p.m. at a two-story home in the 8600 block of South Phillips Avenue, Chicago fire officials said.

A mayday alert was issued, and two firefighters were taken to area hospitals, officials said. One was in good condition and the other was in fair-to-serious condition. 

All other firefighters were accounted for, officials said. 

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