Two Chicago Firefighters Die, 14 Hurt in Wall's Collapse

The Tribune is reporting they were hurt when a wall collapsed during a fire at a South Side abandoned commercial building.

Two Chicago firefighters have died and 14 of their comrades were hurt when a wall collapsed Dec. 22 as they fought a multi-alarm fire inside an abandoned commercial building on the city's South Side, according to media reports.

The Chicago Tribune and WGN TV reported these deaths occurred on the 100th anniversary of the Union Stockyards fire that killed 21 of the city's firefighters.

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