1 Hospitalized in Chicago High-rise Fire

Posted: 4/23/2015

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Chicago high-rise fire sprinklersChicago, IL -- One person was injured when an electrical fire broke out in a Chicago high-rise.

The electrical fire occurred when an electrical panel malfunctioned in the basement of an apartment building on West Monroe.  The fire was reported on Saturday afternoon.

A ComEd worker was taken to Northwestern Hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation. 

It has not been reported whether fire sprinklers were installed in this Chicago high-rise.

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