HomeChinese AmericanFire erupts at Chinatown herbal shop in Chicago
Don't Be Fooled by Gift Card Scams

Fire erupts at Chinatown herbal shop in Chicago

Fire erupted at a 30-year-old herbal shop in Chicago Chinatown this weekend.

Crews battled the blaze for two hours, reported ABC7. It reportedly started in the rear of Chang Ying Ginseng Hong.

A neighbor who lived next door said he ran to his rooftop after feeling the intense heat through his walls.

I saw the huge fire spring from the other building onto my building, almost onto the rooftop. So even though there is a wall in between, I feel the intensity of the heat,” the neighbor said to ABC7.

CBS Chicago reported that smoke from the three-story fire enveloped the Chicago skyline.

One firefighter had to be treated for cuts, but is said to be OK.

NBC Chicago says there’s no word on what caused the fire.

AsAmNews is incorporated in the state of California as Asian American Media, Inc, a non-profit with 501c3 status. Check out our new TikTok account. Find additional content on Instagram , Twitter and Facebook. Please consider interning, joining our staff, or submitting a story, or making a tax-deductible donation. We are committed to the highest ethical standards in journalism. Please report any typos or errors to info at AsAmNews dot com.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Worth the Time

Must Read

Regular Features