People jump to safety as crews battle huge Back of the Yards structure fire

CHICAGO – Chicago fire crews are on the scene of a huge structure fire in the city’s Back of the Yards neighborhood.

Authorities said the fire occurred in the 6400 block of S. Morgan. However, two addresses are reportedly involved, according to Chicago fire. People jumped from the burning structure, fire officials added.

While details remain limited, injuries were reported. One person was transported by ambulance in serious condition. Authorities said a police officer was also transported to the hospital in good condition.

Multiple ambulances were called to the scene.

The fire has not been fully extinguished and crews remain on scene. The building has not been searched, fire officials added.

This is a developing story. Stay with WGN News for updates.

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