Firefighters were going through every floor of a 27-story Streeeterville high-rise Friday morning following an extra-alarm fire that injured one person.
Fire contained to one unit oin floor 7.— Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) February 1, 2013
The fire started on the 7th floor of the building at 230 E. Ontario St. and was raised to a two-alarm blaze just before 11:30 a.m., fire officials said.
The fire was reportedly out as of about 11:50 a.m., according to dispatch reports. Firefighters were going through every floor of the building conducting well-being searches.
One person was taken in good condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, according to Fire Media Affairs.
According to dispatch reports, a couple streets around the scene of the fire were filled with fire equipment and traffic was backed up in the area. The CTA did not immediately have any details on bus reroutes.
A 2-11 alarm has been called for a fire in a River North high-rise Friday morning.
As of about 11:28 a.m., firefighters were working on a fire at 230 E. Ontario, according to dispatch reports.
Cfd media on scene fire on the 7th floor of a 144 unit. 27 story story building.— Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) February 1, 2013
At least five ambulances have been called to the scene, as well.
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