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No Injuries Reported in West Side Nursing Home Fire

In the foreground, a black truck sits in front of a burning brick building, with flames shooting from the roof

Chicago fire officials say no one was injured after a fire at a residential facility on the city’s West Side Wednesday evening.

According to authorities, the fire was reported in the 3400 block of West Franklin Boulevard on Wednesday evening. Fire officials say that roofing materials caught fire at the building, but the blaze was quickly extinguished.

Residents at The Boulevard were evacuated to a separate building, and no injuries were reported, according to authorities.

According to the facility’s website, “The Boulevard of Chicago provides high-quality, cost-effective medical respite care” for ill and injured homeless adults.

No cause of the fire has yet been determined, and an investigation remains ongoing.

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