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Firefighter injured battling fire at BBQ restaurant in Bucktown

A fire gutted a well-known barbecue restaurant in the Bucktown neighborhood.

The fire started overnight in the basement of Lillie’s Q in the 1800 block of North Avenue.

It then spread to several apartments above the restaurant.

One firefighter suffered minor injuries.

The fire flared up again after crews left the scene.

It’s not clear what started it.

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4 Comments to “Firefighter injured battling fire at BBQ restaurant in Bucktown”

    dora said:
    March 15, 2013 at 12:35 PM

    Bet it smelled delicious!

    Brian Millersmith said:
    March 15, 2013 at 12:53 PM

    Well known maybe – but was it popular or profitable? Hmmm… more of these fires need more intense investigation into their "origin." I'm QUITE sure there was sufficient insurance…

    kid1339 said:
    March 15, 2013 at 7:50 PM

    Give me five to go ,but hold the slaw . I pray the fireman is o,k . & the place had ins.

    FireExtinguishersGB said:
    April 3, 2013 at 6:04 AM

    Hope the firefighter has a speedy recovery.

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