CHICAGO (CBS) – At least 17 people have been displaced as a result of two fires set apart in the Beck of Yards neighborhood of Chicago, and the fires are believed to be arson.
One of the fires occurred Sunday night nearby 43rd and Honor Street. According to officials, three houses and a car were fully involved in the fire.
The Chicago Fire Department said the fire was put out just before 11 p.m.
At about 9 p.m., a flame erupted from a third-floor window near 4,500 C. Wood Street. At least two people were displaced as a result of the fire just two blocks from the Honor fire.
One firefighter was hospitalized with minor injuries, the Chicago Fire Department said.
Police said they believe the fire started with an accelerator. Police are investigating this as arson.