Three people were injured in a fire in an apartment building Thursday afternoon in the Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side.
The blaze in the five-story apartment building in the 6900 block of North Sheridan was extinguished by 5:30 p.m., according to the Chicago Fire Department. Two people were taken to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, one in serious-to-critical condition and the other in fair-to-serious condition, fire officials said. A third person was taken in fair-to-serious condition to Swedish Covenant Hospital.
The fire was contained to one apartment on the fourth floor, fire officials said. No firefighters were injured .
Pittsfield firefighters spent Thursday afternoon battling a fire at a singe-story apartment building, according to fire officials.
Pittfield Fire Chief Jason White said crews were called to Capps Apartments, located in the 200 block of West Adams Street, earlier that morning. He said a small fire was contained to a light fixture and a small area around it in the bathroom.
White said firefighters were called back to the apartment building in the afternoon. He said a fire spread through the attic area into the four apartments on the West Adams Street said of the building.
White said those four apartments received heavy fire, smoke and water damage. He said two other apartments had significant smoke damage.
According to White, no was injured in the fire.
White said it appeared the tenants in the damaged apartments had to find a place to stay.
Bull, the rescue dog who served as the mascot of a West Englewood fire station, has returned more than a month after he disappeared.
Chicago Fire Department officials said the canine was returned to Engine 116 on Thursday, appearing thinner but OK. The pooch went to the veterinarian’s office as a precaution. No further information was immediately available.
In August, during shift change , he broke free and went missing. “It’s affected not just the firehouse and my family but the neighborhood also,” Mike Sullivan, a firefighter at the West Englewood firehouse, told CBS 2 then.
Sullivan says don’t let his appearance intimidate you. He’s lovable and sweet as pie.
Five people were taken to the hospital after a three-vehicle crash at Illinois 161 and Frank Scott Parkway, the Belleville Fire Department said.
The crash, which was called in about 2:05 p.m. involved an Expedition, a Chevy HHR Crossover, and a Chevy sedan, said Fire Chief Tom Pour.
The Expedition suffered heavy passenger side damage; the HHR had side damage, and the Chevy sedan had heavy front-end damage, Pour said.
“It was a pretty substantial accident,” Pour said.