4 Chicago firefighters injured when stairway collapses

Firefighters were working an extra-alarm fire at a two-story house


The Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO — Four firefighters were injured fighting an extra-alarm blaze on the Far Northwest Side tonight.

The four were hurt in a stairway collapse while fighting the fire in the 5700 block of North Newark Avenue, according to Fire Media.

At 8:18 p.m. firefighters were called to the two-story brick house where the fire started on the first floor of the building, which is currently being rehabbed, Fire Commissioner Jose Santiago said

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