Eight Hospitalized After Explosion at Chicago Apartment

Eight Hospitalized After Explosion at Chicago Apartment

CHICAGO (AP) – Officials said eight people were rushed to hospitals after being injured when an explosion Tuesday tore through the top floor of a Chicago apartment building.

The explosion at the four-story, 36-unit apartment building occurred at about 9 a.m., officials said.

The department conducted a search of the building and found no other victims underneath the debris.

No cause of the explosion had been determined.

The department said that the Chicago police bomb squad and agents from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives also responded.

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