2 Chicago police officers seriously injured after porch collapses during house fire
The Chicago Fire Department said a 75-year-old woman and two officers were transported to the hospital in serious but stable condition
By Sarah Roebuck
CHICAGO — Two officers with the Chicago Police Department and a 75-year-old woman were injured during a house fire.
The fire happened at a house on Wednesday around 1:15 a.m., ABC7 reports.
Police said the officers were injured when the porch of the house collapsed.
The Chicago Fire Department said the 75-year-old woman who lived at the house, along with the two officers, were transported to the hospital in serious but stable condition.
The fire department said heavy equipment arrived at the scene to open the house to search following reports of a male who might still have been inside the house.
S & B 1200 S. Kedvale. Three (3) transports at this time, Two (2) CPD and One (1) civilian. All transports are in serious but stable condition. Fire companies are defensive due to the unstable condition of the building, Updates will follow when and if available (2) pic.twitter.com/2atOjGO5t7— Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) December 6, 2023