A firefighter fell through the floor while battling a blaze at a vacant building on the South Side this morning and was pulled to safety by other firefighters, officials said.
A mayday was called when the firefighter fell through the first floor of the vacant two-story building near Calumet Avenue and Martin Luther King Drive. Other firefighters pulled him out through a basement window, officials said.
Investigators said the firefighter fell through a floor into the basement of the building at 73rd Street and Martin Luther King Drive.
The man was taken to the University of Chicago Hospital with a fractured right arm and is expected to be OK.
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