Massive Fire Tears Through Residential Area of Old Town

A massive fire tore through a residential area in Chicago's Old Town neighborhood early Tuesday, authorities say.

Chicago police originally said that a transformer caught fire at around 2:25 a.m. in the 1500 block of North Hudson Avenue.

Police later said the fire may have originated in a trash can. The cause of the blaze remained under investigation Tuesday morning and further details were not immediately available.

No injuries were reported, police said. There were no displacements.

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