Child among 3 hurt in high-rise fire on SW Sideon March 6, 2021 at 8:04 pm

Three people, including a child, were hurt after a fire broke out at a high-rise Saturday on the Southwest Side.

The blaze was reported about 12:30 p.m. at an apartment building in the 4300 block of West Ford City Drive, Chicago fire officials said.

Firefighters encountered heavy smoke inside and extinguished the fire by 1:28 p.m., officials said.

A child and two adults were taken to Holy Cross Hospital in fair-to-serious condition, officials said. Details on their injuries were not released.

The blaze was contained to one apartment and appears to have started in the kitchen, officials said.

Two other people refused medical attention, officials said.

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