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Englewood Fire Leaves 4 Hospitalized, Multiple Structures Damaged

A two and a half story residence burns in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood, with smoke pouring from the roof and flames appearing through holes in the roof and at least one window of the structure
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Chicago fire officials say at least four people were transported to area hospitals after a fire spread to multiple residences in the Englewood neighborhood on Sunday morning.

According to officials, the fire started in a one-story home in the 5500 block of South Shields Sunday morning, then spread to a nearby two-and-a-half story residence.

The fire is now under control, according to a Chicago Fire Department spokesman.

In all, four people were taken to area hospitals for smoke inhalation, and all suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the blaze.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, and crews remain on scene.

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