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One hospitalized after Streeterville high-rise fire

Updated: October 23, 2013 11:38AM

One person was hospitalized after a fire in a residential high-rise building in the Streeterville neighborhood Wednesday morning.

The blaze was on the 15th floor of the 33-story building at Michigan Terrace, 535 N. Michigan, according to the police and fire departments.

One man was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in fair condition to be treated for smoke inhalation, according to Fire Media Affairs.

Fire Media said the fire was out by 9:50 a.m.

Southbound lanes of Michigan Avenue were shut down between Ohio and Ontario, and traffic was being diverted onto Wacker Drive, police said.

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