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Fire displaces residents in West Humboldt Park

Police said the fire is being investigated as a possible arson, but Chicago Fire Department officials said it did not appear to be suspicious.

Multiple residents were displaced in a fire Oct. 13, 2020, at an apartment building in the 1300 block of North Kildare Avenue.
Multiple residents were displaced in a fire Oct. 13, 2020, at an apartment building in the 1300 block of North Kildare Avenue.
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A fire displaced multiple people Tuesday night in West Humboldt Park on the West Side.

The blaze broke out about 11:30 p.m. on the back porch of an apartment building in the 1300 block of North Kildare Avenue, according to Chicago police.

No injuries were reported, police said. Four men, four women and a dog were displaced.

Police said the fire is being investigated as a possible arson, but Chicago Fire Department officials said it did not appear to be suspicious and may have been started by an open flame on the porch during a celebration.

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