Chicago Fire Department
It has been the biggest drill the department has done in years.
A massive “mock” disaster on the South Side on Tuesday is testing the training of first responders.
It was a discovery made just a couple of weeks ago, and the Fire Department has been scrambling to correct the situation.
An off-duty CTA employee was arrested in the Back of the Yards neighborhood overnight, on suspicion of drunk driving, after crashing into an ambulance carrying a patient to the hospital.
A dog was rescued last week along Chicago’s icy lakefront, but sometimes people aren’t so lucky. CBS 2′s Mai Martinez reports.
A fire on the West Side sent two adults and two children to the hospital on Tuesday morning.
The two men who died in a South Shore high-rise fire had rescued an elderly woman from the blaze and returned to try to extinguish the flames.
The extra alarm fire at a Morgan Park condo left nearly 50 without a place to live.
Firefighters brought the animals — some unconscious — out of the building in blankets and used oxygen masks specially made for pets to attempt to revive them.
The Chicago Fire Department dusted off one of its “oldies, but goodies” this morning to pour water on the smoldering remains of an overnight extra alarm fire.
A Chicago Fire Department stunned by the line of duty deaths of two members in 10 days got more bad news when a popular North Side firefighter, known to friends as a Mr. Fix-It, lost his battle with cancer.
Hundreds of Chicago area firefighters and police officers packed a South Side chapel on Thursday to say a final farewell to Chicago Fire Capt. Herbert “Herbie” Johnson, who was killed in the line of duty last week.
Family, friends and colleagues of a “larger than life” Chicago firefighter were mourning the loss of a man who they said “was always a hero to us.”
Residents in several homes were evacuated and one person hospitalized with respiratory problems after a two-alarm blaze ignited in a vacant South Side home Monday morning.
A total of 31 Chicago Police and Firefighters received awards at a ceremony at City Hall on Tuesday, honoring them for everything from holding their fire at a dangerous moment, to entering burning buildings twice in the same shift.
Music, food and fun are on tap Saturday night on the city’s Northcenter neighborhood, all for the benefit of Chicago Fire Department charities.
One man died after he and another person were pulled from the Chicago River near the Michigan Avenue Bridge Friday afternoon.
There will be a baseball rematch at U.S. Cellular Field Friday night, between the Chicago Fire and Police departments.
If there ever were one, this is an “ouch” time in Chicago, being on pins and needles about the teachers and the mayor.
A number of remembrances of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks were held Tuesday morning in the Chicago area.
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