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Chicago police officer injured after rushing into burning building

Saturday, November 24, 2007

A Chicago police officer was taken to the hospital after he rushed into a burning building on the West Side Saturday.

The fire happened about 12:30 p.m. in the 2700 block of West Warren Avenue. The officer rushed in to see if anyone was inside.

Fire officials say the officer inhaled a lot of smoke. He was taken to Rush University Medical Center to be checked out. As of Saturday evening, he was in good condition.

No one was home when the fire began.

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