A woman and a man were rescued from an extra-alarm fire at an apartment building in the Buena Park neighborhood on the North Side this morning, officials said. The two were brought down a ladder at 736 W. Buena Avenue, according to the Fire Department. The woman was taken in fair to serious condition to Weiss Memorial Hospital. The man refused treatment at the scene.
A firefighter was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center to be checked as a precaution, officials said.
The fire started on the fourth floor of the building around 9:30 a.m. and was soon upgraded to a 2-11 alarm, officials said, citing preliminary information.
The fire was under control as of 9:55 a.m.
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