Two firefighters die, a dozen more injured in Chicago

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CHICAGO — Two Chicago firefighters were killed and 14 others injured after a building collapsed during a fire this morning .

The collapse prompted a Mayday alarm just after 7 a.m. in an abandoned brick building at 1744 E. 75th Street when a wall collapsed trapping them at least four of them inside.

Four of the firefighters were listed in critical condition, another eight in stable, according to Chicago Fire Department Commissioner Robert Hoff.

He would not confirm any of the deaths, but a spokesperson from the Cook County office of the medical examiner confirmed the deaths just before 10 a.m.

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