Fire At John Hancock Center On The 87th Floor, Delaware Place, Chicago

Chicago police, firefighters, and paramedics responded about 10:45 PM Thursday to the John Hancock Center, 175 East Delaware Place Chicago , IL. Chicago Fire Department sent up an investigative team from Engine 98 and Truck 3 crews to check a report of a smoke coming from a residential on the 87th floor.

Firefighters found a fire in the residential unit and reported the fire was extinguished by 10:19 p.m.

Firefighters search the fire floor and the floor above fire floor and all stairwells. No known injuries were reported.

Currently firefighters are working on clearing smoke and cleaning up water with shop vacs. Smoke conditions on the fire floor were reported to be light by 10:19 p.m.

About 100 people were held in place safely in the Signature Room. Firefighters were working at about 10:58 a.m. to get people down to the ground floor as elevator became available.

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