Man, 53, rescued from fire in South Austin


CHICAGO — Firefighters rescued a 53-year-old man from a fire in Chicago’s South Austin neighborhood.

They arrived on the scene near Erie Street and Mayfield Avenue just before 5 a.m. Wednesday. The man rescued was clinging to the roof of the building after escaping out the window.

He was taken to an area hospital in good condition. The fire was struck out by 5:30 a.m.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.


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