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19 displaced in Brighton Park fire

Multiple garages in the 3500 block of South Francisco Avenue caught fire before spreading to a home, fire officials said.

Chicago Fire crews fight a blaze that started in a garage about 4:30 a.m. Nov. 13, 2019 in Brighton Park.
Chicago Fire crews fight a blaze that started in a garage about 4:30 a.m. Nov. 13, 2019 in Brighton Park.
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Nineteen people were left without a home after a fire Wednesday in Brighton Park on the Southwest Side.

The blaze started in a garage about 4:30 a.m. in the 3500 block of South Francisco Avenue, Chicago fire officials said. After spreading to several other garages, the fire reached a nearby home. The flames were extinguished about 5:15 a.m.

Fifteen adults and four children were displaced as a result of the fire, officials said. No injuries were reported.

The Red Cross has been notified about the situation, officials said.

The cause of the fire was not immediately known.