4 Injured After Fire Breaks Out at Austin Apartment Building

Firefighters battled a blaze at a multi-story building Monday in Austin on the West Side.

Crews responded about 5:40 a.m. to a fire at a three story apartment building in the 400 block of South Laramie Avenue, according to the Chicago Fire and Police departments.

The fire was located on the second and third floors of the building, and was extinguished about 6:30 a.m., fire said.

At least four people were taken to area hospitals, fire said.

The Red Cross has been called in to assist, police said.

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