Small Fire Reported At Jesse Jackson, Jr’s Chicago Home

December 26, 2008

jesse-jackson-jr-565.jpgA small fire started at the home of U. S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. early Wednesday on the South Side. At 12:15 a.m. Chicago Fire Department’s truck 49, Engine 126 and Battalion Chief 17 responded to a fire in the 2500 block of East 72nd Street, police said. 

A still alarm was called for the small fire, according to Fire Media Affairs Cmdr. Will Knight. 
The origin of the fire was underneath the main fireplace in the residence and the victims were listed in a police report as U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Ald. Sandi Jackson (7th), police said. 
No injuries were reported, according to police.

Source: CBS Chicago

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