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No one hurt in Near North high-rise fire

Firefighters responded to 1 E. Ontario St. and extinguished the blaze.

Near North high-rise fire
No one was hurt in a Near North high-rise fire.
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No one was hurt in a high-rise fire Tuesday morning on the Near North Side.

Firefighters responded about 7:40 a.m. to a report of smoke on the fifth floor of 1 E. Ontario St., Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Merritt said.

The fire, which “wasn’t big,” was extinguished by 8:20 a.m., he said. One person refused medical treatment.

The cause of the fire and extent of the damage weren’t immediately clear.