Chicago fire battles apartment building blaze on South Kenwood Avenue in Hyde Park; 1 injured

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Tuesday, December 6, 2022 11:12AM

CHICAGO (WLS) — Chicago fire crews are battling a fire in an apartment building in the city’s South Side Hyde Park neighborhood early Tuesday morning.

Large flames and heavy smoke were visible coming from a four-story apartment building about 4:30 a.m. in the 5100-block of South Kenwood Avenue.

Chicago fire officials tweeted just after 4:30 a.m. that there was one victim in the incident.

RELATED: Norwood Park fire: Bar, apartment above evacuated after blaze breaks out, Chicago police say

That person’s condition was not immediately clear, as the blaze continued to burn, especially on the first level of the building.

This is a developing story; check back with ABC7 Chicago for updates.

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