CHICAGO — A fire in Roseland Saturday afternoon has left seven Chicago firefighters injured, according to fire officials.
Fire officials confirmed a Mayday response at approximately 3:30 p.m. near the intersection of 112th Place and Princeton Avenue. Multiple firefighters were injured and transported to local hospitals.
According to CFD officials, five CFD firefighters have been transported to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. Two additional firefighters were later transported to area hospitals as well.
Fire officials believe a flashover at the fire caused the injuries.
All of the firefighters injured sustained non life-threatening injuries, with six of the seven wounded firefighters being released from the hospital Saturday evening.