No injuries reported in a Chicago residential high rise fire!
Posted by ChicagoismynewBlog! on November 4, 2009
Fire breaks out in building on Chicago River
November 3, 2009 3:45 PM
Firefighters responded this afternoon to a fire in a residential building near Columbus and Wacker Drives. A plume of black smoke could be seen coming from the roof of the building before the fire was brought under control.
No injuries were reported at the 48-story building. The fire broke out about 3 p.m. in a cooling tower on the building’s roof, said Chicago Fire Department spokesman Quention Curtis. The blaze was confined to the roof, he said.
Crews had the fire under control by about 3:30 p.m., and it was put out by about 3:45 p.m., fire officials said.
— Staff report