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Barbecue Grill Fire Spreads To 3 Backyards In Zion

In Zion, the dry weather turned what should have been a small fire into a spreading inferno last evening.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

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Heat, Dry Conditions Prompt Extra Precautions For Fireworks Shows

As local residents prepare to celebrate the 4th of July amid record-tying heat, firefighters and fireworks companies were facing different kinds of challenges in getting ready for the night’s fireworks displays.

CBS Chicago–07/04/2012

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Hot, Dry Weather Has Officials Taking Extra Precautions For Fireworks Shows

While some suburbs have canceled or postponed their fireworks shows on July 3 or July 4 due to the hot and dry conditions, many suburbs are deciding to go on with the show, while taking extra precautions to avoid setting fires.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2012