85-Year-Old Severely Burned in Lincoln Park Fire

Fire at Pine Grove & Diversey leaves man in critical condition

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    An 85-year-old man is in serious to critical condition after a fire at Diversey and Pine Grove Saturday night. (Published Sunday, Dec 11, 2011)

    A fire in his Lincoln Park apartment left an 85-year-old man in serious to critical condition Saturday night.

    The blaze started around 10:30 p.m. on the third floor of a building at 2757 N. Pine Grove Ave., according to the Chicago Fire Department. The fire may have started on a couch.

    Lincoln Park Fire Leaves Man Severely Burned

    [CHI] Lincoln Park Fire Leaves Man Severely Burned
    An 85-year-old man is in serious to critical condition after a fire at Diversey and Pine Grove Saturday night. (Published Sunday, Dec 11, 2011)

    The man suffered “full thickness burns to his entire body,” the fire department said.  

    Responding crews saw flames coming from the third floor and the blaze was elevated to a still-and-box alarm, which was controlled about 11:05 p.m.