Three victims pulled from vacant Logan Square building
Firefighters responded to the 3400 block of West Armitage on the evening of 14 August. An adult female and two adult males were pulled from the second floor of a vacant apartment building. The female died at the hospital and one of the males is reportedly in critical condition, as reported by ABC7 Chicago,
The building has been vacant for more than six months, Langford said. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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