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November 13, 2003
Chicago Tribune
North Side apartment fire kills 1, injures 10
By John Biemer and Carlos Sadovi, Tribune staff reporters. Tribune staff reporter Sabrina Miller contributed to this report.


A four-alarm fire ravaged a North Side apartment building killing one and injuring 10 early Wednesday morning.

The fire, which was reported just before 3:30 a.m., left one woman dead, 10 injured---including three firefighters--- and perhaps up to 100 tenants homeless in the four-story, E-shaped brick building. Fire officials had not yet determined a cause later Wednesday, but Fire Commissioner James Joyce said investigators were focusing on a rear third-floor apartment as the point where the blaze started.


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