3 Firefighters Injured in South Side Blaze

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    A fire that broke out Saturday morning in the South Side’s Englewood neighborhood left three Chicago firefighters seriously injured.

    A fire that broke out Saturday morning in the South Side’s Englewood neighborhood left three Chicago firefighters seriously injured.

    The fire began around 6:30 a.m. in the 6700 block of South Emerald Avenue, according to Chicago Fire Media.

    The fire, updated to a still and box alarm, blazed through the basement of a 1 ½ story building.

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