1 Injured, 4 Displaced in Chatham Fire

Fire officials had no information about a cause as of 6 a.m.

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014  |  Updated 7:52 AM CDT
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The house fire on the 8300 block of South Maryland Avenue injured one person and displaced four others, officials said.

The house fire on the 8300 block of South Maryland Avenue injured one person and displaced four others, officials said.

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An early morning house fire in Chicago's Chatham neighborhood injured one person and displaced four others, officials said.

Firefighters were called to the one-story bungalow on the 8300 block of South Maryland Avenue a little after 12:20 a.m., said department spokesman Juan Hernandez.

The house was fully involved and it took crews about an hour to put it out.

Four people were displaced and a fifth, a woman, was taken to Jackson Park Hospital and Medical Center, Hernandez said. The woman's condition was not known as of 6 a.m.

Chicago's Department of Human Services was called to the scene to assist the residents.

Fire officials were investigating the cause of the fire but had no information as of 6 a.m.

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