Fire Engulfs Waste Management Building On Far South Side

June 01, 2018 - 6:56 am

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Fire crews worked for hours into Friday morning to put out a fire at the Waste Management building adjacent to the Bishop Ford Expressway.

Shortly before 11 p.m. Thursday, emergency workers responded to 13700 S. Jeffrey for a fire at the factory building, according to a Chicago Fire Department spokesman.

Additional resources were called in to combat the fire. By 12:30 a.m., the fire had been contained to one corner of the building, according to the department’s media affairs.

The fire was downgraded by 4 a.m. and additional resources were returned, according to the spokesman.

There were no reported injuries.

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