2 kids among 5 hospitalized after South Shore fire

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CHICAGO — Two children were among five people hospitalized after a fire in a South Shore apartment building.

Chicago fire officials said a fire broke out on the six floor of the building on the 7700 block of South Shore Drive around 9 a.m. Saturday. The fire department said the flames went through the roof. Nine people total were injured, but only five were transported to a hospital.

One woman was listed in critical condition. The conditions of the other people, including the children, is unknown.

No further information was provided.

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