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6 displaced, firefighter hurt in Fuller Park house fire

(CHICAGO) A firefighter was injured while battling a South Side house fire that displaced six Fuller Park neighborhood residents from their home Wednesday morning.

Crews responded about 4:15 a.m. to the blaze on the first floor of the two-story home in the 5000 block of South Princeton, Chicago Fire Department spokesman Juan Hernandez said.

The fire was under control within the hour, leaving five adults and a child displaced, officials said.

A firefighter who suffered an ankle injury while battling the blaze was taken in good condition to Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, Hernandez said.

The cause is under investigation.

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