FIRE VIDEO: Three-Alarm Fire 1326 South Michigan Avenue with High Winds


Three-alarm fire at 1326 South Michigan Avenue in an abandoned commercial building Tuesday morning.

Chicago Fire Department responded about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday to a fire in a commercial building at 1326 South Michigan Avenue. Winds were holding at 12 to 20 mph during the fire, and gusting to over 30 mph. The fire was raised to a second alarm with fire through the roof and then a third alarm just before 4:30 a.m. with heavy winds and a natural gas line keeping the fire going. A second building also burned during firefighting operations. The fire was struck out just before 6:30 a.m. Tuesday with firefighters continuing to work on hot spots. is an Amazon Associate website, which means that a small percentage of your purchases gets paid to at no extra cost to you. When you use the search boxes above, any Amazon banner ad, or any product associated with an Amazon banner on this website, you help pay expenses related to maintaining and creating new services and ideas for a resourceful website. See more info at