Fire on the 32nd floor
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.
2-11 alarm at 400 E. Randolph has been struck out. Fire is out. Three civilian transports to Northwestern (1 Male patient Red, 1 Female patient Red, 1 Male patient Yellow). Fire was contained to 1 unit on the 32nd Floor. No further Information. 4-1-10 pic.twitter.com/zp8RnQDiG4
— Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) September 15, 2020
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.