West Side Fire Leaves 15 Homeless

Firefighter suffers an injury while fighting the blaze

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    A fire on Chicago's West Side left 15 people homeless Monday night.

    The blaze began around 8:30 p.m. in the attic of a two-story residential building at 429 N. Central Ave., fire department spokesman Kevin MacGregor told the Chicago Tribune.

    One firefighter suffered a shoulder injury and was taken to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park. MacGregor said the city's Department of Human Services was notified about the 15 people left homeless by the fire.

    The fire was put out around 9:30 p.m. MacGregor said the cause of the fire is not known.