Homan Square

2 Children, Woman Hospitalized After Homan Square Fire

Chicago firefighters stand outside of a three-story brick residence during a West Town fire
Chicago Fire Department

Authorities say that two children and a woman were hospitalized after a fire Sunday morning on Chicago’s West Side.

According to authorities, the two-alarm fire broke out in a residence in the 3600 block of West Lexington in the Homan Square neighborhood Sunday morning.

A woman in her 60s was transported to an area hospital as a result of the fire, but her condition had stabilized, according to officials. Two children were also taken to an area hospital for evaluation, and both were listed in green (good-to-fair) condition.

During the blaze, a mayday response was issued, but all members of the department were accounted for, according to officials.

There is no word on what caused the fire, and an investigation remains underway.

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