A man was seriously injured in a house fire late Wednesday in Austin on the Northwest Side.
About 11:50 p.m., firefighters responded to a call of a burning building in the 1400 block of North Linder Avenue, Chicago police said.
FIrefighters forced entry into the home and pulled out the 63-year-old man, police said. He suffered smoke inhalation and was transported to West Suburban Hospital in serious condition.
Chicago Fire Department is investigating the cause of the fire.