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Chicago Crime: Two injured in arson attack at Little Village on Sawyer Avenue on Chicago’s Southwest Side, police say

Chicago Crime: Two injured in arson attack at Little Village on Sawyer Avenue on Chicago’s Southwest Side, police say

Chicago Crime: Two injured in arson attack at Little Village on Sawyer Avenue on Chicago’s Southwest Side, police say

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Tuesday, July 2, 2024 1:44 PM

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CHICAGO– Two people were injured in a fire that was intentionally set Monday night in Little Village.

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At approximately 7:40 p.m., authorities were called to a fire in the 2400 block of South Sawyer Avenue and two people were rescued from the building, police said.

A 60-year-old woman suffered smoke inhalation and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition, while a 62-year-old man suffered minor injuries and was also taken to Mount Sinai, authorities said.

Further investigation determined the fire was arson, authorities said.

No one was arrested.

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