Firefighter injured in Woodlawn blaze

The fire was reported before 10:25 p.m. at a vacant apartment building in the 6400 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue, according to the Chicago Fire Department.

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Firefighters respond to a fire Jan. 29, 2021, in the 6400 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue.

Firefighters respond to a fire Jan. 29, 2021, in the 6400 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue.

Chicago Fire Department

A firefighter was hospitalized Friday after a blaze in a vacant apartment building in Woodlawn on the South Side.

The fire started about 10 p.m. at a vacant apartment building in the 6400 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue, according to the Chicago Fire Department.

One firefighter was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition with “minor injuries,” the fire department said.

No other injuries were reported, and the fire was extinguished by 10:50 p.m., the fire department said.

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