By Peter Nickeas, Chicago Tribune:
A Chicago firefighter was injured by falling bricks early Tuesday at the scene of a fire in the city’s Englewood neighborhood.
Firefighters were called to the building, in the 7000 block of South May Street, about 6:15 a.m. Firefighters arrived within about three minutes, according to the fire department.
The building, an unoccupied two-flat, had heavy fire, according to Chicago Fire Department Spokesman Larry Langford.
While firefighters were working in the gangway on the north side of the building, part of the building’s wall collapsed and falling bricks hit a firefighter, Langford said.
“They lost the wall, bricks came down in the gangway and the fireman was hit in the arm,” Langford said.
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