Sun. Jan 29th, 2023
1 Dead, 6 Taken To Hospitals In Chicago High-Rise Blaze

On Wednesday, a fire broke out in a high-rise apartment building on Chicago’s South Side, causing one death and injuring six others. The fire spread to multiple floors as snow was falling.

Alderman Sophia King stated that the individual who passed away was located in the apartment where the fire is believed to have originated.

Five out of the six taken to the hospital were reported to be in good condition, with one older woman being closely monitored. A firefighter was also being checked for injuries but was reported to be in good condition.

4850 lake park 2 11 high rise with injuries pic.twitter.com/jMbDKEtj8h

— Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) January 25, 2023

2 11. 4850 lake park. Under control pic.twitter.com/cBFhVWy3Fd

— Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) January 25, 2023

The Kenwood neighborhood building suffered damage to at least nine levels, with windows blown out and burn marks around the window frames.

Many of the building’s residents are older individuals, according to King.

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