1 hospitalized after 3 Fuller Park homes caught fire

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CHICAGO — One person was hospitalized after three homes caught fire in the Fuller Park neighborhood.

A fire broke out at a home near 47th Street and Princeton Avenue around 5 a.m. Saturday morning and spread to two surrounding houses.

One person was hospitalized with minor burns at St. Bernard Hospital. Two people, possibly more, were displaced.

Neighbors said only two of the homes were occupied, the third had been vacant for years. The home where the fire started will have to be demolished.

It took fire officials about two hours to get the fire under control. The cause of the fire is currently unknown.

No further information was provided.

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