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Rescue at Chicago High-Rise Fire

One person in critical condition


(Chicago Fire Department)


HighRiseOps Staff

CHICAGO, Illinois – FOX 32 reports that firefighters responded to a fire in an apartment on the third floor of a senior building about 3:30 a.m. on Mondayin the 900 block of West Lawrence Avenue.

A couch was burning and firefighters rescued a man from the apartment.

The 65-year-old man was transported in critical condition to Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

A Chicago police officer was also injured but refused treatment.


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