4 Chicago firefighters hurt in blaze, mayday called
The crewmembers were transported to hospitals and appeared to not be seriously injured, officials said
By Deanese Williams-Harris
CHICAGO — Four firefighters were injured Tuesday morning in a blaze where a mayday alert was called at an apartment building in the Jeffrey Manor neighborhood on the Far South Side, officials said.
About 5 a.m., firefighters were called to the 2200 block of East 100th Street. At one time, a 2-11 alarm was called and a mayday response. Firefighters and all family members were accounted for and the scene was secured, officials said.
Four firefighters were taken to local hospitals, and one person refused medical attention. Officials said the firefighters appeared to not be seriously injured.
The fire has been struck out, officials said.