The owner of a building where two firefighters died in an extra-alarm blaze in 2010 has pleaded guilty to contempt charges for failing to make court-ordered repairs to the building, and he has been sentenced to six months in jail.
The owner of a South Shore neighborhood building where two Chicago firefighters died battling a blaze is now in jail, after failing to make bond on contempt charges.
A memorial was held Thursday morning, one year to the day after two Chicago firefighters died when the roof of a South Shore neighborhood building collapsed in a fire.
The owners of the South Side laundry where two Chicago firefighters died a year ago, are now facing criminal charges.
City officials say there was a litany of code violations at the vacant 75th Street property, where a wall collapse killed two firefighters earlier this week.
The South Shore neighborhood commercial building where two firefighters died in a blaze Wednesday has a troubled history.