Roof collapses in extra-alarm fire in Marquette Park, no injuries reported

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - The roof of a building collapsed early Friday during an extra-alarm fire in the Marquette Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

At 12:41 a.m., fire crews responded to the two-alarm blaze at a two-story building in the 2900 block of West 63rd Street, according to a tweet from Fire Media Affairs. The building consists of a first-floor storefront and apartments on the second floor, which were not occupied.

The fire tore through the building’s roof, causing it to collapse, Fire Media Affairs said. The building will need to be completely torn down.

The blaze was struck out by 2:10 a.m, the fire department said. No injuries or displacements were reported.

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