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8 injured in Edgewater high-rise fire


Updated: January 8, 2014 9:48PM

Eight people were injured and 35 were displaced by a fire Wednesday morning in a high-rise in the Edgwater neighborhood on the North Side.

The blaze was reported at 10:41 a.m. in a residential building in the 5800 block of North Sheridan Road. It was extinguished by 12:20 p.m., according to Chicago Police.

Eight people were hospitalized with injuries that weren’t life-threatening, according to Fire Media Affairs.

Thirty-five people were displaced, police said.

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