Crews battle factory fire at Newly Weds Foods on Chicago’s Northwest Side

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Emergency crews responded to the scene of a factory fire on Chicago’s Northwest Side Tuesday afternoon.

Chopper7HD was over the blaze at Newly Weds Foods, a baking and food manufacturing facility, in the 4100-block of W. Wrightwood around 5:00 p.m. 

The Chicago Fire Department said it is shutting down the railroad tracks on the Metra Milwaukee-North Line due to reports of fire spreading to locations near the tracks. Firefighters are also hosing down tankers near the scene. 

The fire has been upgraded to a hazmat situation and parts of the block-long building have collapsed, the fire department said. 

So far, no injuries have been reported.

This is a developing story; News 8 will update this page as more information becomes available.

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