Man dies days after being seriously injured in building explosion on Chicago’s West Side

CHICAGO (CBS) —  The man seriously injured in a building explosion in the South Austin neighborhood earlier this week has died, according to Chicago fire officials.  CFD confirms the most seriously injured person from the recent west side explosion has succumbed to his injuries. He had been taken to Loyola Medical Center with extensive burns. … Read more

Man Dies Days After Chicago Building Partially Collapses in Explosion – NBC Chicago

A man has died days after an explosion and building collapse in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood led to a massive emergency response, street closures and numerous evacuations. The man was the most seriously injured of the eight people hospitalized after the explosion, Chicago fire officials said Friday, and had been taken to Loyola University Medical Center … Read more

Building Collapses After Nearby Explosion on Chicago’s West Side, Multiple Injuries Reported – NBC Chicago

Live coverage from NBC Chicago will appear in the player above. A building collapsed Tuesday morning on Chicago’s West Side after a nearby explosion, and fire officials requested a mass casualty ambulance-bus to assist after multiple injuries were confirmed and a search continued for people who may still be inside the building. The collapse happened … Read more