Fire engulfs Food Wholesaler Warehouse on Northwest Side of Chicago

A warehouse was ruined by a heavy fire flame at Tuesday in the Hermosa neighbourhood on the Northwest Side.

Fire Department crews responded by 5 p.m. to the fire at the food wholesaler Newly Weds Foods in the 4100 block of West Wrightwood Avenue, was upgraded to a 2-alarm fire the Chicago Fire Department said.

Newly Weds Foods, a restaurant warehouse is founded in Chicago in 1932.

Then the fire was again upgraded to a hazmat scene, in which there are total 16 ambulances are called to the warehouse and the fire department says that the warehouse had collapsed.

No injuries had been reported so far, the department said that the warehouse is operated by Newly Weds Foods will be a total loss.

Photos of this disaster showed that flames coming from the roof and spreading near the Metra Milwaukee District North tracks, where trains were halted near Healy for “fire adjacent to the tracks,” Metra said in a statement.

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