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None injured after massive extra-alarm fire at Hegewisch factory | State

CHICAGO — A massive fire broke out late Wednesday at a factory in the city’s Hegewisch neighborhood, but no one was injured, officials said.

Firefighters were called to the extra-alarm fire before 10 p.m. after the building, located at 11909 S. Ave. O., caught fire, causing huge flames and thick smoke to fly into the air, NBC 5 Chicago reported.

Flames and smoke were visible from several miles away, NBC 5 reported.

Crews knocked out the fire by about 11 p.m., with no injuries reported, the Chicago Fire Department tweeted.

The warehouse belongs to Era Valdivia Contractors, Inc., a painting, wall covering and protective coating contractor.

The Chicago Fire Department was not immediately available Friday to provide updates.

Check nwi.com for updates to this story.

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