Officers Rescue Eight from Fire
Police rescued eight people including a 56-year-old woman who suffered smoke inhalation when a fire erupted at a rowhouse in a Near West Side public housing development early Tuesday.The fire started about 12:40 a.m. on the first floor of a three-story building in the 1800 block of West Lake Street, according to Chicago Fire Department spokesman [...].
[...] The eight people rescued from the rowhouse were three women ages 32, 33, and 56 and two men ages 34 and 53, said police News Affairs [...]. Three children were also rescued, two girls ages 15 and 3 and a 4-year-old boy.
Wood District Patrol Officer Manny Espinoza and his partner Officer K. Cunningham said they were first on the scene because they were only two blocks away from the CHA public housing complex known as West Haven.
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