Fire Breaks Out in Walls of 72-Unit Apartment Building on North Side

Fire officials responded to a 72-unit apartment building Monday night on Chicago’s North Side after a blaze broke out in the structure’s walls.

The Chicago Fire Department was battling the flames in the 5700 block of North Kenmore Avenue in the Edgewater Beach neighborhood about 9:12 p.m. The fire was extinguished by about 9:30 p.m.

One person was transported for a “minor issue,” the department said.

The church across the street was being used as a warming station.

No other information was immediately available.

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