15 displaced by Englewood house fire

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At least 15 people were left homeless when a house caught fire Saturday evening in Englewood on the South Side.

Crews responded about 6:20 p.m. to the blaze in the 5500 block of South Carpenter, according to the Chicago Fire Department.

The fire was put out by 7 p.m. and no one was hurt, fire officials said.

Five adults and 10 children displaced by the fire were being assisted by the city’s Department of Human Services and the Chicago Red Cross.

The cause is under investigation.

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