CHICAGO (NBC Chicago) – A firefighter was in serious condition after being pulled from a South Side building following a “mayday” call Wednesday afternoon.
Chicago Fire Media tweeted a mayday for a lost firefighter was called around 1:30 p.m. in the 4300 block of King Drive in the Bronzeville neighborhood.
The fire was reported on the fourth floor of an apartment building, where a firefighter became “disoriented” in heavy smoke and was separated from his company.
UPDATE The CFD Captain hospitalized after MAYDAY at 43 and King Drive is now reported to be doing well, and looking forward to a full recovery. CFD thanks everyone for the well wishes and concerns.– Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) February 22, 2018
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