Families escape fire in Washington Park apartment building, no injuries reported

Emergency crews responded to the three-story apartment building in the 5100 block of South Michigan Avenue.

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A Chicago firefighter’s arm patch.

The shoulder patch on a Chicago Fire Department uniform.

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No one was injured after a fire broke out in an apartment building in Washington Park on the South Side Thursday night.

Emergency crews responded to the three-story building in the 5100 block of South Michigan Avenue about 11:20 p.m., Chicago police said.

A family of seven, including two juveniles, were able to safely leave their first-floor apartment, police said. A couple on the second floor also got out safely.

No injuries were reported.

The Chicago Fire Department was investigating the cause.

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