Firefighter falls through floor at Englewood fire; no injuries reported

Crews were called to the scene of a fire about 9:35 p.m. in the 6900 block of South Green Street, Chicago fire officials said.

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Crews respond to a blaze March 17, 2021, in the 6900 block of South Green Street.

Crews respond to a blaze March 17, 2021, in the 6900 block of South Green Street.

Chicago Fire Department

A Chicago firefighter fell through a floor while responding to a blaze Wednesday in Englewood on the South Side.

Crews were called to the scene of a fire about 9:35 p.m. in the 6900 block of South Green Street, Chicago fire officials said.

One firefighter fell through the floor while crews battled the flames, but was not injured, fire officials said.

He was quickly removed from the building by other firefighters and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center as a precaution, fire officials said. He was listed in good condition.

The fire was rapidly extinguished, fire officials said, and no other injuries were reported.

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