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Firefighters Extinguish Extra-Alarm Fire In Brighton Park; 15 Displaced

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Firefighters extinguished an extra-alarm fire that damaged two buildings Saturday evening in the Brighton Park neighborhood.

Chicago Fire Department officials said flames were coming from the rear porch on the first floor of a two-story home at 3402 S. Western Av., and had spread to a neighboring building.

A 2-11 response was called for the blaze, bringing in extra crews and equipment to contain the flames.

Officials said the fire was extinguished around 7:20 p.m., although crews remained on the scene to keep an eye on hot spots.

No injuries were reported, but 15 people were displaced.

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