Chicago Fire Department

Spike In Heroin Overdoses Reported On West Side: Chicago Fire DepartmentAt least 18 people have overdosed on heroin throughout the last 20 hours, Chicago Fire Department Cmdr. Frank Velez said Thursday night.
Chicago Police And Fire Departments Salute NYC Comrades On 9/11 AnniversaryChicago first responders paid tribute to counterparts who lost their lives in New York on this day 14 years ago, at a solemn ceremony outside Chicago Public Safety Headquarters.
Chicago Fire Department Shows Off New eDRAULIC Jaws Of LifeThe Chicago Fire Department is showing off its new "Jaws of Life" - which officials say are lighter, more versatile and more powerful than what they've been using, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.
Fire Department Preparing For Likelihood Of Fires From Illegal July 4th Fireworks DisplaysJust about all kinds of fireworks are illegal in Chicago, but that certainly doesn’t stop lots of people from shooting them off for the 4th of July every year, so the Fire Department will be watching closely for the problems that always result.
Body Pulled From Lake Near Oak Street BeachThe male corpse was pulled from the water about two blocks north of Oak Street about 5:40 p.m., according to Fire Media Affairs.
Fire Officials: No Working Smoke Detectors In Chatham Home Where Man Died In FireChicago Firefighters this morning returned to the scene of a fire that killed a 55-year-old man on the South Side Friday night, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Firefighters Rescue Dog From Sewer
Chicago Paramedics Reunite With Cardiac Arrest Survivors, Good SamaritansOn Paramedics Day, paramedics were reunited with cardiac arrest survivors and Good Samaritans who helped out before paramedics had arrived.
Inspector General: Chicago Fire Department Still Not Meeting Response Time StandardsChicago's inspector general says the Chicago Fire Department is still not meeting nationwide standards for response time, despite being chided a year-and-a-half ago for not meeting those standards.
Firefighter's Bagpipes Stolen From MinivanFor six years, Lt. Douglas Crowley has played bagpipes on special occasions for the Chicago Fire Department’s Pipes and Drums band. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
Fire Department Asking Chicagoans To "Adopt" Hydrants And Clear SnowWith snow piled high on many parkways in the city, the Chicago Fire Department has asked residents to give firefighters a helping hand, by digging out hydrants on their blocks.
CFD Honors Two Fallen FirefightersA wall inside the Chicago Fire Department Academy now bears the names of two firefighters who made the ultimate sacrifice.
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