A 21-year-old man was arrested and charged with arson after a pick-up truck was found Saturday fully engulfed in flames in west suburban Villa Park.
A man from the Will County community of Braidwood is dead, almost a week after a three-alarm house fire that police are now calling suspicious.
Fire investigators suspect arson as the cause of a Monday blaze that ripped through a north suburban Evanston duplex, causing about $150,000 in damage.
A man is being held on $500,000 bond for allegedly setting a Christmas tree on fire and injuring his 1-year-old son the day after Christmas.
Police are looking for a man who set his ex-girlfriend’s Christmas tree on fire and injured her 1-year-old child.
Officials in Cicero believe a fire, which seriously damaged one home and destroyed another, was intentionally set.
Arson is to blame for a Friday night fire that destroyed a playground in northwest suburban Buffalo Grove, causing more than $100,000 in damages.
About 4 acres burn, police look for youths who may have set the fires.
A Wednesday night fire in the rectory of an abandoned church in the South Side Grand Crossing neighborhood which left a firefighter injured was caused by an open flame, fire officials said Thursday.