Firefighters battle Uptown blaze

Crews responded to the fire about 3:25 p.m. in the 1400 block of West Carmen Avenue, according to Chicago fire officials.

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A fire was reported May 8, 2021, in Uptown.

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Firefighters battled a blaze Saturday in Uptown on the North Side.

Crews responded to the fire about 3:25 p.m. at a three-story building in the 1400 block of West Carmen Avenue, according to Chicago fire officials.

The building’s back porches were on fire, but the blaze was extinguished by 4:05 p.m., fire officials said. An adjacent building sustained some damage from the flames.

No injuries were reported, officials said.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

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