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3 firefighters hurt battling Englewood blaze

Sunday, October 06, 2013
A Chicago firefighter is rushed to the hospital after getting hurt on the scene of a fire on the citys South Side.

A Chicago firefighter is rushed to the hospital after getting hurt on the scene of a fire on the city's South Side.

An injured firefighter remains in the hospital Sunday morning after battling a fire on Chicago's South Side.

Two other firefighters have been released from the hospital.

The fire happened around 6:30 a.m. Saturday morning in the 6700 block of South Emerald in the Englewood neighborhood

The fire broke out in the basement of the wood frame home, authorities said.

Two of the firefighters suffered first and second degree burns, while the third suffered from heat exhaustion.

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