CHICAGO — An elderly woman is in the hospital after a West Town fire, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
Firefighters said they responded to a 2-11 alarm in the 1700 block of West Superior Street around 7:45 p.m. Wednesday.
An 80-year-old woman was taken from the scene to the hospital in serious condition due to smoke inhalation. She is now stable.
After the elderly woman was taken to the hospital, the front of the building collapsed, according to the CFD.
The fire was struck out around 8:45 p.m. with no additional injuries and all residents of the building accounted for.
No other information is available at this time.