No injuries reported in Englewood fire, officials say

The blaze was reported about 5:10 p.m., at a home in the 900 block of West Garfield Boulevard.

SHARE No injuries reported in Englewood fire, officials say
A blaze broke out Jan. 21, 2022, in Englewood, in the 900 block of West Garfield Boulevard.

A blaze broke out Jan. 21, 2022, in Englewood, in the 900 block of West Garfield Boulevard.

Chicago Fire Department

Firefighters battled a blaze Friday evening in Englewood near the border with the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

The fire was reported about 5:10 p.m. at a home in the 900 block of West Garfield Boulevard, according to the Chicago Fire Department. Flames could be seen through the roof of the structure, as smoke billowed over the area.

Fire officials initially said a person was being evaluated for possible injuries, but later added that no injuries were reported and no one was sent to a hospital.

The fire was extinguished by 5:25 p.m., officials said.

The Latest
Test-in schools are known as “elite,” but neighborhood schools such as Lake View and Kenwood Academy have a lot to offer.
A brief order from a federal judge in Chicago sets the stage for a rare public appearance Sept. 26 by a man who’s been called “one of the most notorious criminals in Illinois history,” but who claims to have renounced the criminal organization he led.
Fiesta del Sol, a festival of improv performers and a Barry Manilow concert are among the local entertainment highlights in the week ahead.
The former Blackhawks GM was part of the management group that suppressed sexual-assault allegations by former player Kyle Beach.
The COVID-19 test positivity rate in Chicago for the week ending July 19 was 9.8%, up from 7.6% the previous week. Hospitalizations also have increased, but not quite at the same rate, officials say.