Police Still Questioning Man After Tuesday Fatal House FireAn ATF dog on the job sniffing for accelerants is just one tool of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) investigators as they search for the cause of the fire.
Four Dead, Person Questioned After 'Suspicious' Fire In South ChicagoThree children and a man were killed a in an extra-alarm fire early Tuesday in the South Chicago neighborhood, and police said a "person of interest" was being questioned about the blaze, which appeared suspicious.
1 Injured, Hotel Evacuated After Oakbrook Terrace FireFirefighters responded to the fire at the La Quinta Inn in Oakbrook Terrace around 9:40 p.m., and found heavy smoke and flames in the rear of the hotel.
No Injuries Reported In Palatine Condo Building FireFirefighters had to open walls and the ceiling to expose the fire, but were able to put it out with a water fire extinguisher, the statement said.
Greater Grand Crossing Fire Leaves At Least 10 People HomelessNearly 150 firefighters helped extinguish the blaze, which started around 1 a.m. in the 7600 block of South Drexel Avenue.
Firefighter Hurt In Auto Repair Shop Fire In KankakeeThe fire destroyed a body shop and repair shop in downtown Kankakee. A firefighter was injured by a falling brick.
Truck Fire Ignites Toll Plaza On Indiana Toll RoadA semi-trailer truck caught fire at a toll booth on the Indiana Toll Road near Portage on Wednesday, setting the toll plaza on fire, and forcing police to shut down the toll road for part of the morning rush.
Firefighter Hurt In Old Irving Park Recording Studio FireCrews responded about 3 a.m. to the fire in the 4200 block of North Knox, according to Fire Media Affairs Director Larry Langford. A firefighter suffered minor injuries.
5 Juveniles Set Playground Equipment On Fire At Plainfield SchoolFive juveniles set playground equipment on fire at Walker Grove School in southwest suburban Planfield Sunday.
Mom, Boyfriend Charged In Connection With Child's Death In Englewood FireA mother and her boyfriend have been charged with attempted arson and concealment of a death, after they set the body of her 4-year-old son on fire inside a vacant home in Englewood.
Several Rescued From Fire In DoltonThe fire started around 10:15 p.m., on the 2nd floor at the Fountaincrest Condominiums at California Avenue and Greenwood Road in Dolton.
Baby Found Dead In Vacant Englewood Home After FireAs soon as firefighters arrived on the scene in the 1400 block of West Marquette Road around 9:30 p.m., they smelled an accelerant, indicating the fire inside the vacant home was deliberately set.