CHICAGO — Three firefighters have been hospitalized following a mayday call during a house fire on the Northwest side.
According to Chicago Fire Department, fire crews responded to the 8300 block of West Balmoral Avenue near Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport on Friday.
According to the CFD, one firefighter is reportedly in critical condition and two others in fair condition.
Neighbors recalled seeing black smoke billow into the air before fire crews were able to contain the fire. The home saw some damage from the fire and the homeowner was able to get out safely.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
No further information has been made available at this time.
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