The heat is on Jesse Jackson Jr.
First he was implicated in the Blagojevich scandal.
Now- his home went up in flames.
A sobbing Jesse Jackson Jr. hugs Governor Blagojevich at the DNC Convention in Denver.
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At 12:15 a.m. Chicago Fire Department’s truck 49, Engine 126 and Battalion Chief 17 responded to a fire in the 2500 block of East 72nd Street, police said.
A still alarm was called for the small fire, according to Fire Media Affairs Cmdr. Will Knight.
The origin of the fire was underneath the main fireplace in the residence and the victims were listed in a police report as U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Ald. Sandi Jackson (7th), police said.
Thankfully, no one was hurt.