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Six Injured in Chicago High-Rise Fire

Fire on the 32nd floor


(Chicago Fire Department, Twitter @CFDMedia)


HighRise Operations

CHICAGO – CBS Chicago reports that six people were injured in a fire in a high-rise on Tuesday morning.

Firefighters responded to 400 East Randolph at approximately 12:30 a.m. for a fire on the 32nd floor.

Two elderly occupants who live on the fire floor were transported to a hospital in serious condition.

Other occupants suffered from smoke inhalation.

Fire firefighters were briefly trapped in an elevator. They were not injured.

The fire was extinguished in approximately one hour.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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