Fire lieutenant hurt in Burnside fire investigated as arson - New York News

Fire lieutenant hurt in Burnside fire investigated as arson

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

A Chicago Fire Department lieutenant was injured during an apartment fire early Thursday in the South Side Burnside neighborhood that is being investigated as arson, officials said.

A still and box alarm was called about 1:25 a.m. for the fire in a 2 ½ story frame building at 1310 E. 93rd St., according to Fire Media Affairs.

A fire department lieutenant suffered neck and shoulder pain after being struck by roof debris from the fire, according to Fire Media Affairs. The lieutenant was taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park, in good condition.

There were no other injuries from the fire, which was still being investigated later Thursday morning.

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