1 injured, 9 displaced in Lawndale fire

A woman was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital in serious-to-critical condition, fire officials said.

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Firefighters battle a blaze Dec. 15, 2019, in the 4200 block of West 21st Street.

Firefighters battle a blaze Dec. 15, 2019, in the 4200 block of West 21st Street.

Chicago Fire Department

A fire in Lawndale on Sunday left one woman with serious injuries and nine people without access to their West Side home.

The blaze was reported about 10:30 a.m. at a building in the 4200 block of West 21st Street, according to the Chicago Fire Department.

One woman was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital in serious-to-critical condition, fire officials said. Additionally, nine people were displaced from their home as a result of the fire, including five children.

The fire was struck out about half an hour later, officials said.

No further information was immediately available.

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