Firefighters rescued three people from a fire last week in the village of Oak Park, Illinois.
The Chicago Tribune (http://trib.in/1KXcRsZ) reported that rescued a six-year-old boy, a man, and a woman from an extra-alarm overnight fire in a two-flat.
Firefighters made entry and found the boy and man unconscious inside one of the apartments and brought them out, according to the report; both were hospitalzied. A woman was also rescued, fire officials told reporters.
The report said that crews arrived at the building about 11:30 p.m. Thursday and found the entire back of the building engulfed in flames.
More than 40 firefighters, including companies from River Forest, North Riverside, Cicero, Forest Park, Elmwood Park, Stickney, Bellwood, and Berwyn, responded to the scene.
Read more about this incident at http://trib.in/1KXcRsZ.
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