Firefighter Injured in Abandoned Building Fire - NBC Chicago

Firefighter Injured in Abandoned Building Fire

The department says firefighter was cut above his eye



    The firefighter is in good condition. (Published Monday, Sept. 20, 2010)

    A Chicago firefighter suffered minor injuries in an early morning house fire on the Far South Side.

    It broke out in the 12000 block of South Perry Avenue around 3:15 a.m. in the West Pullman neighborhood, the Chicago Tribune reports.

    The vacant bungalow's roof collapsed, said Joe Roccasalva, Chicago Fire Department spokesman.

    The department said the firefighter was taken to Metro South Hospital in Blue Island in good condition with a cut above his eye.

    No other injuries were reported.