One dead and eight others are hospitalized – including a firefighter – after a blaze tears through the 9 floors of a high-rise in Chicago
- The fire department was called to the southside building at 10.06am
- The blaze is believed to have begun in a 15th floor apartment where a deceased individual was found by firefighters
- According to the fire chief, the fire was put out by the early afternoon, despite the windy city’s famous winter weather pushing the fire up nine floors
A large fire that broke out Wednesday in Chicago has killed one person and injured at least eight others – including a firefighter – according to officials.
First responders were called to the scene at the Harper Square Cooperative apartments in Kenwood on Wednesday morning at about 10am…