Calumet Heights

Firefighter, 3 Others Hurt in Calumet Heights Blaze

All four victims were in stable condition, according to officials

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Four people, including a firefighter, were hospitalized after a fire on Chicago’s Far South Side Saturday afternoon.

According to fire officials, firefighters were dispatched to a residence in the 8700 block of South Constance Avenue in Chicago’s Calumet Heights neighborhood.

Firefighters were able to strike out the fire, but one firefighter was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where they are receiving treatment.

Three other victims in the home were taken to Jackson Park Hospital to be treated for unspecified injuries.

All four individuals are in stable condition, but officials were unable to give more details on the extent of their injuries.

According to officials, the three occupants inside the residence were trapped on the second floor by flames on the first floor, and all three had to be rescued from the structure.

An investigation is underway into the cause of the blaze.

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