CHICAGO — One person was hospitalized after a fire broke out at a Ravenswood auto shop.
The fire broke out at Smashy Automotive on the 5000 block of North Clark Street around 5:45 a.m. Saturday.
The fire was put out, and officials were able to evacuate the building. Fire officials said they were on the scene about three minutes after the call and were able to keep the fire from spreading.
The person was taken to Weiss Hospital and was stabilized.
The Orangetheory Fitness next door sustained water damaged but was otherwise OK, according to fire officials. Saturday classes were canceled according to the gym’s Instagram page.
Residents are being warned to avoid the area.
The cause of the fire is unknown. No further information was provided.