Extra-alarm fire on West Side prompts HazMat response - FOX 32 News Chicago

Extra-alarm fire on West Side prompts HazMat response

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

An extra-alarm fire ravaged a West Side building for nearly three hours Saturday night before it was put out.

Firefighters responded to the two-alarm fire about 7:15 p.m. at 3249 W. Harrison St., according to Fire Media Affairs. The building contains Mr. Clean Car Wash, Heavenly Visions Hair Salon, a mechanic shop and a barbershop.

The fire was put out by 10:05 p.m., according to fire media. A back wall collapsed in the blaze and the building is expected to be a total loss.

The fire prompted a HazMat response about 8 p.m. because of burning gasoline and natural gas, according to fire media.

The fire begin in the mechanic area of the building when spilled gasoline ignited due to a broken light sparking on the floor, according to fire media.

No injuries were reported in the blaze.

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