“A fire broke out May 19 in an Auburn Gresham food market, with two firefighters suffering minor injuries.
“Just before 6 a.m., the three-alarm blaze swept through the Vincennes Food Mart, 400 W 79th St. A grocery store on the first floor and apartments above it were destroyed, with the fire spreading to a neighboring building.
“All residents were safely evacuated, but the building was destroyed and residents have been displaced.” (Nesbitt Golden, Block Club Chicago)
Fire Destroys Vincennes Food Mart In Auburn Gresham; Two firefighters suffered minor injuries, fire officials said. The building will need to be demolished, Jaime Nesbitt Golden, Block Club Chicago, 5/19/20
How One Family Escaped The Fire That Destroyed Auburn Gresham Food Mart: ‘Dad, Somebody’s Stuff Must Be On Fire’, So Fresh Saturdays emcee Mario Lemar may have lost his home, but his community still has his back. Jaime Nesbitt Golden, Block Club Chicago, 5/21/20