Man seriously injured in house fire in Austin

The fire broke out in the 1400 block of North Linder Avenue.

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A man was seriously injured in a house fire late Wednesday in Austin on the Northwest Side.

Firefighters responded to a call of in the 1400 block of North Linder Avenue about 11:50 p.m., Chicago police said.

They forced their way into the home and found a 63-year-old man, police said. He suffered smoke inhalation and was transported to West Suburban Hospital in serious condition.

The Chicago Fire Department was investigating the cause of the fire.

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