Chicago cops save five from burning building

Because of the officers' quick actions, only a 56-year-old woman was treated for smoke inhalation

By Rosemary Sobol
The Chicago Sun-Times

When Chicago Police Officers Manny Espinoza and Kevin Cunningham arrived at a CHA public housing complex on the Near West Side, a fire was spreading quickly inside.

"There was heavy black smoke coming from apartment No. 1 on the bottom floor," Espinoza said. "We saw the tenant near the door; we pulled her out. She was really hysterical."

LexisNexis Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.   
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy

Full story: Chicago cops save five from burning building

Recommended Police Heroes

Join the discussion

PoliceOne comments can only be accessed by verified law enforcement professionals.
Please sign in or register to view or write your own comments below.