2 injured while trying to escape building fire on West Side

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CHICAGO -- Two people were injured trying to escape a raging building fire on the city's West Side.

The fire broke out shortly after 3 a.m. Tuesday in a three-story building at Monroe and Kildare in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.

A man and woman reportedly jumped from the second-floor of an abandoned building and were hospitalized with burns and bruises. The victims are said to be squatters.

They are said to be in serious to critical conditions.

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