Multiple Chicago firefighters injured while fighting neighborhood fire

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Six Chicago firefighters were injured over the weekend while responding to a fire on the city’s South Side in a residential neighborhood, but are expected to recover, according to local officials.

Chicago Fire Department (CFD) District 5 Deputy Chief Daniel Torrise spoke to reporters on Saturday, saying there is “no determination of the cause” of the fire which took place in the Roseland neighborhood at 112th Place and Princeton and injured the first responders.

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As a result of the fire, six firefighters were reportedly transported to local hospitals and face non-life-threatening injuries.

“This is what we do. We’re okay, we’re going to push forward,” Torrise told reporters. “We’re gonna regroup…”

Seattle - The door of a fire truck sitting in front of the Sears Tower on West Jackson street responding to a call late in the day.

Seattle – The door of a fire truck sitting in front of the Sears Tower on West Jackson street responding to a call late in the day.

Torrise also told reporters that a resident did live at the address and informed the firefighters on the scene that everyone in the residence had evacuated.

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The CFD, according to a report on the incident from Chicago’s Fox 32 News, said the injuries were caused by a flashover at the fire. Chicago’s ABC 7 reported four firefighters “were transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center” and “two were taken to Little Company of Mary hospital.”



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