Mayday: Chicago firefighter critically injured while battling apartment fire
The firefighter, a man in his 30s, was transported to a local hospital in critical condition
By Sarah Roebuck
CHICAGO — A firefighter with the Chicago Fire Department was critically injured while fighting an apartment fire, WLS reports.
Firefighters were called to an apartment complex in the city’s North Austin neighborhood around 4:30 p.m. on Sunday.
The Chicago Fire Department said the firefighter, a man in his 30s, was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.
A mayday call was issued. The fire has since been extinguished, CFD said.