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Woman in critical condition after Lawndale high-rise fire

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

A fire at a senior citizen high-rise in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood left an elderly woman critically injured Friday afternoon.

The still and box alarm at Albany Terrace Apartments at 3030 W. 21st Pl. was struck out by 2 p.m., according to Fire Media Affairs.

Some residents evacuated themselves from the building, but a 67-year-old woman suffered smoke inhalation and was hospitalizd in critical condition, Fire Media said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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