Twelve people were displaced Friday morning after a fire at an apartment building in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood.
A working fire occurred at 5:46 a.m. in the 7900 block of South Aberdeen Street, police Fire Media Affairs Officer Juan Hernandez said.
The fire was contained to the basement of the three-story building, Hernandez said.
An elderly woman refused medical treatment, Hernandez said.
The city’s Dept. of Human Services assisted 12 people who were displaced due to the fire, Hernandez said.
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