Seventeen row homes were evacuated last night as a result of a three-alarm fire that started in a garage at 52nd and Pentridge, NBC reports (see video below). The fire began around 11 p.m. and quickly moved through.
Nearly 70 residents were displaced, 23 of them were transported to a Red Cross station set up at Ann H. Shaw Middle School on Warrington Avenue. No injuries were reported and no homes were seriously damaged.
The cause of the fire is under investigation. Neighbors said that kids were setting off fireworks nearby before the fire broke out, according to NBC.