Firefighters battle 3-alarm fire on South Side

The Chicago Fire Department was on-scene of a 3-11 alarm fire on the city’s South Side, according to officials.

The fire moved quickly through the occupied apartment building on the 7900 block of South Dobson, and the response was elevated to 3-11 alarm, Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford said. An EMS Plan 1, which bring five ambulances to the scene was also called as a precaution.

One firefighter was treated on-scene for a minor injury, said Langford. He also added, that some firefighters were being pulled from fighting the fire to make sure they were properly hydrated.

Langford also said, fire officials were more concerned about the afternoon temperatures, which were about 80 degrees.

The alarm was struck out at about 6 p.m.