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One hurt in Magnificent Mile high-rise fire

One person suffered minor injuries in a fire in a high-rise building on North Michigan Avenue this morning.

The fire broke out shortly before 10 a.m. in a 15th floor apartment in a 33-story building in the 500 block of North Michigan Avenue, according to fire officials.

“Sounded like they got it knocked (down) right away,” said one firefighter standing on the Michigan Avenue sidewalk.

The fire was confined to one apartment on the 15th floor. A man suffered smoke inhalation and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in fair to serious condition, according to Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford.

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