Bronzeville 2-alarm fire extinguished

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Fire crews at the scene of a two-alarm fire in Bronzeville Tuesday night. | Network Video Productions

A two-alarm fire that damaged two buildings in the South Side Bronzeville neighborhood from Tuesday night to Wednesday morning has been extinguished.

The fire was reported at 10:27 p.m. Tuesday at a four-story commercial building in the 100 block of East 47th Street, according to Fire Media Affairs.

Walls had collapsed in the front and west sides of the building by 12:14 a.m., fire officials said. The fire had spread to an adjacent two-story building to the east by 12:52 a.m., and the flames were through the roof.

The fire was extinguished by 2:20 a.m., according to Fire Media Affairs. No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation Wednesday morning.


Fire crews at the scene of a two-alarm fire in Bronzeville Tuesday night | Fire Media Affairs

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