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Southside Fire Sends Firefighter to Hospital with Knee Injury

Last week, a Chicago firefighter was injured while fighting a blaze in the Englewood neighborhood.

On December 20th, a fire broke out at a building at 6231 S. Racine Avenue at approximately 2:00 p.m. According to officials, the fire was on the first and second floors of the structure and spread to a building adjacent to the original building.

The fire was put out by 2:40 p.m. although firefighters remained on the scene. One firefighter was taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park with a knee injury. He is reported to be in serious-to-fair condition.

When a serious injury takes place at work, it can take a long time to recover. Some people may have to file for Workman’s comp to get the help that they need. If you or a loved one know someone who has been injured at the workplace and needs help with their Workman’s Compensation claim, call Spiros Law, P.C. at (815) 929-9292 for legal advice.