2 critically hurt in Back of the Yards fireSun-Times Wireon April 16, 2021 at 11:27 am

Two people were critically hurt in a fire April 16, 2021 in Back of the Yards.
Two people were critically hurt in a fire April 16, 2021 in Back of the Yards. | Chicago Fire Department

The fire broke out in the basement of a building in the 1400 block of West Garfield Boulevard.

Two people were critically hurt in a fire Friday morning in Back of the Yards on the South Side.

The blaze broke out in a basement in the 1400 block of West Garfield Boulevard, according to Chicago fire officials.

Two people were transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition, fire officials said.

The fire was put out by about 6:20 a.m., fire officials said.

This is a developing story. Check back for details.

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