Woman critically injured after house fire in Englewood

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CHICAGO -- A house fire in Englewood left a woman critically injured.

The fire started around 1 a.m. Wednesday on the second-floor of a home near 56th and South Racine.

The 56-year-old woman uses a wheelchair and couldn't get out on her own.

A downstairs neighbor tried to get her out, but he couldn't get past the flames.

Firefighters were able to pull her out, and paramedics rushed her to University of Chicago Medical Center.

The woman suffered burns and smoke inhalation.

Investigator's haven't found the cause yet.

 

 

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