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Two residents, firefighter injured in Uptown fire

Chicago Fire Dept. scene an extra-alarm fire Uptown Wednesday Nov. 14 2012. | John H. White~Sun-Times

Chicago Fire Dept. on the scene of an extra-alarm fire in Uptown Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. | John H. White~Sun-Times

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Updated: November 14, 2012 10:20AM



Three people, including a firefighter, have been hospitalized following an extra-alarm fire Wednesday morning in an apartment building in the North Side Uptown neighborhood.

The two-alarm on the fourth floor of 736 W. Buena was reported about 9:40 a.m.

Two women — one in good-to-fair condition and the other in fair-to-serious condition — were taken to Weiss Memorial Hospital. A firefighter, who was having touble breathing, was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in fair condition as a precaution, according to Fire Media Affairs.



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