The fire at 1326 S. Michigan Ave. has been extinguished. According the the Chicago Sun-Times, the fire was reported at 3:20 a.m. Tuesday morning. By 6:25 a.m., the fire was under control. At 12:40 p.m., they were still diverting southbound traffic off of Michigan Ave. between 13th and 14th Streets. Cleanup was underway and water was still running out of the empty commercial property.
The wind, which was such a factor battling the fire, can be heard blowing on the video below.
|1326 S. Michigan before the fire.|
|During the lunch hour, southbound traffic on S. Michigan Ave. was diverted at 13th Street.|
|Firemen begin the cleanup|
|1326 S. Michigan Ave. after the fire.|