Smoke Pours Onto Lake Shore Drive Amid Fire at High-Rise Parking Garage

A fire sparked at a parking garage for a Chicago high-rise Friday afternoon sending clouds of smoke pouring onto Lake Shore Drive.

The fire started at a building near 5050 S. Lake Shore Drive. Fire officials reported a still and box alarm at the scene just after 1 p.m., but the fire was said to be "under control" just before 1:30 p.m.

The blaze was believed to have started on the third floor of the south tower of the 37-floor building, fire officials said. There was building material on the roof of a parking garage, which caused heavy smoke at the scene. 

The building was not evacuated and no injuries were reported. No flames or smoke entered the residential area, officials said. 

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