A fire in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood threatened the home of the famous Second City comedy theater on Wednesday afternoon

Fire at Piper’s Alley, home of Second City Chicago. Seems to be getting worse. Ongoing for over 30

— Felipe Jorge (@feepae) August 26, 2015

The fire reportedly started around 1 p.m. local time. Aerial photos from the scene showed the fire coming from what looked to be a building located next door to Piper’s Alley, a shopping center that houses Second City, a gym, a movie theater and a handful of other businesses

According to DNA Info Chicago, the fire was on the top floor of an adjacent building that houses a Mexican restaurant on its bottom floor Read more…

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Chicago fire threatens renowned Second City comedy theater