CHICAGO — A 71-year-old woman and a dog were rescued from a fire in South Chicago on Thursday.
Around 6:45 p.m.., firefighters were called to the fire at a bungalow in the 8300 block of South Luella Avenue, said Chicago Fire spokesman Larry Langford. A woman was stuck inside, shaking the door, and firefighters forced their way inside.
The woman, 71, was hospitalized after the fire and was in serious to critical condition, Langford said. A dog who was inside the home was given oxygen and rescued.
The fire was put out within 20 minutes, Langford said.
Still & Box at 83rd & Luella has been struck; 1 female patient transported; 1 pet saved - oxygen being administered. pic.twitter.com/Dts3Xu4bm1— Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) July 14, 2017