Chicago Fire Department
Aldermen have given preliminary approval of a $2 million settlement for women who failed a physical exam to become Chicago firefighters, saying the test requirements discriminated against them.
Fire officials say the incident occurred in the 1100 block of North Ashland Avenue at a building where construction was underway. The victim was transported to Stroger Hospital.
A mayday response — indicating firefighters could be in distress — was called after the roof collapse, but all firefighters were located unharmed.
One of those standing honor guard beside retired firefighter Eddie Goya’s casket was Fire Lieutenant Ricardo Vega, who owes his life to Groya.
Chicago firefighters are on the scene of a two-alarm fire in a residential building on the South Side.
The 3-week-old boy was left at Engine 101 at 2236 W. 69th St., and he was transported in good condition to Holy Cross Hospital.
The attack, which left the child with “multiple puncture wounds,” occurred in a building in the 7300 block of South Kingston Avenue, the fire department said.
The Chicago Fire Department conducted a high-rise fire drill at the Aon Center Sunday morning.
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.