170 firefighters battle warehouse blaze on Chicago’s south side


Fire crews continue to battle a blaze at an abandoned warehouse in Chicago’s Bridgeport neighborhood.

The 5-story building in the 3700 block of S. Ashland is a 5-alarm fire, according to the Chicago Fire Dept.

Around 50 fire companies and 170 crew members are on the scene.

The rear of the building has collapsed.

No injuries have been reported.

Check back for updates.

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  • Brian Millersmith

    Beautiful gorgeous building. Great example of fantastic architecture. Present owner(s) probably torched it for the in$urance – or to make way for some ugly crappy thing, like what's on the corner of 35th & Ashland.


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