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Firefighters battle extra-alarm blaze on South Side

Emergency crews are on the scene of an extra-alarm fire Monday morning in the South Chicago neighborhood.

Firefighters were on the scene of the blaze in the 8800 block of South Escanaba Avenue by 4:30 a.m., according to Fire Media Affairs.

The response to the fire was elevated to a 2-11 alarm shortly after.

Unconfirmed dispatch reports indicated the flames had spread from the initial building that caught fire to two other structures.

Further information was not immediately available.

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