Firefighter among 3 injured in Chatham apartment fire

CHICAGO — Three people, including a Chicago firefighter, were inured in an apartment fire in the Chatham neighborhood.

Fire crews were called just after 1 a.m. Friday to an apartment complex near East 81st Street and King Drive.

The fire started in a garden unit.

Heavy smoke filled the building, trapping at least a half dozen residents who needed to be rescued.

One woman said crews needed to get her out through the window