Chicago Firefighter Rescued From Burning Building

Firefighter taken to hospital with a fractured arm

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    A Chicago firefighter was rescued Friday from a burning apartment building after he reportedly fell through the floor. (Published Friday, Nov 16, 2012)

    Chicago firefighters rescued one of their own Friday morning from a vacant apartment building on the city's South Side.

    Investigators said the firefighter fell through a floor into the basement of the building at 73rd Street and Martin Luther King Drive.

    The man was taken to the University of Chicago Hospital with a fractured right arm and is expected to be OK.

    It's not clear what started the blaze.