Fog/Mist
39°FFog/MistFull Forecast

Fire destroys Chicago warehouse, no injuries

Published: Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012 11:18 a.m. CST

CHICAGO – Authorities say an early morning fire gutted a four-story warehouse on Chicago's Northwest Side.

No injuries were immediately reported. Fire officials say the warehouse was vacant

The Chicago Fire Department says more than 200 firefighters were on scene Sunday morning. The five-alarm blaze started before 2 a.m.

Authorities are investigating the cause. The fire spread through the top floors of the building and caused some floors to collapse. The fire prompted a hazardous response team.

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Northwest Herald.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Reader Poll

How far are you traveling this Thanksgiving?
Less than 25 miles
26 to 50 miles
51 to 100 miles
101 to 150 milies
More than 150 miles