Teenager hurt in southeast side house fire overnight
A 17-year-old boy suffered burns to his feet as he tried to stomp out a house fire in the 3700 block of Drexel Avenue on the southeast side overnight.
Firefighters were called to the single-story house near Southeastern and Emerson just after 2:45 a.m. Monday.
IFD spokesperson Capt. Rita Reith told Eyewitness News at the scene that electricity had been turned off to the house and the teen was using a wood burning stove to keep warm.
The homeowner arrived at the scene and was restrained by police as she tried to enter the burning home.
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