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Over 100 Chicago firefighters battle overnight blaze that destroyed 2 businesses

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An extra-alarm fire destroyed a building that housed Pronto Cleaners and Laundry and Lax Energy Worx in the South Loop early Tuesday, according to fire officials.

The Chicago Fire Department responded to a fire after 1 a.m. Friday at 2235 South Michigan Avenue. There were no injuries, but the building “will be a total loss,” the department said. The fire was struck at 1:43 a.m.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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