CHICAGO (CBS) – A woman was seriously injured after a fire in a house in the South Chicago area on Sunday morning.
Police responded to a fire in an apartment building around 1:20 a.m. and entered a house in the 3000 East 79th Place neighborhood, where they found a woman who did not respond.
Officers took the victim out into the street, where they began to squeeze his chest. The victim was taken to Trinity Hospital in critical condition.
Two officers were also taken to a local hospital to inhale the smoke in good condition.
Firefighters put out the fire
No more casualties were reported. The Chicago Fire Department is conducting an investigation.