Firefighter injured, 25 displaced in Pilsen extra-alarm blaze

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One firefighter was injured in a blaze early Sunday in Pilsen. | Network Video Productions

A firefighter was injured and 25 people were displaced in an extra-alarm blaze early Sunday at an apartment building in Pilsen.

The three-story building in the 1900 block of South Wolcott was occupied when the blaze began about 1:40 a.m., but no residents were hurt, Fire Media Affairs spokesman Will Knight said.

One firefighter suffered a minor injury and was taken to Rush University Medical Center, Knight said.

The fire was extinguished at 3:18 a.m., Knight said. A total of 25 people, including several children, were displaced and the Red Cross was notified.


An extra-alarm fire blazed early Sunday at a Pilsen apartment building. | Network Video Productions


No residents were hurt in a blaze at a Pilsen apartment building early Sunday. | Network Video Productions

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