20 Displaced After Little Village Fire

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    Several people were injured and at least 20 people were displaced Saturday morning in an extra-alarm fire in the West Side’s Little Village neighborhood, officials said.

    Several people were injured and at least 20 people were displaced Saturday morning in an extra-alarm fire in the West Side’s Little Village neighborhood, officials said.

    The fire was sparked just before 4:30 a.m. in the 2300 block of South Kedzie Avenue. Flames spread to surrounding buildings, which prompted a 2-11 alarm.

    Ten people, including four children, were taken to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries, according to multiple reports.

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    Firefighters said the blaze was under control just before 6 a.m. and is believed to have been started on the rear porches of one building, officials said.

    About 20 people were being housed at a firehouse across the street from the buildings and several people were being evaluated with “minor issues” following the fire, according to Chicago Fire Media Affairs.

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