Two Chicago firefighters suffered minor injuries Tuesday morning while battling a blaze in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.
The battalion chief said the firefighters were transferred to the hospital with shortness of breath and a sprained right ankle after tackling a fire on the 7300 block of South Rhodes.
Crews received a call just after 2:30 a.m., and the fire was struck by 4:30 a.m.
The blaze started in a vacant two-flat, fire officials said, and spread to a neighboring home, displacing a child and five adults.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.