Flooding Along Illinois River Prompts Evacuations In UticaThe Utica Fire Department began helping people move to dry and safe places on Tuesday, a day after heavy rains inundated the area.
No Injuries In Fuel Pipeline Explosion Near Iowa BorderA fuel pipeline exploded beneath a western Illinois cornfield, sending flames hundreds of feet into the sky and leaving a 15-foot-deep crater.
Gas Leak, Fire Force Evacuation In LyonsHomes were evacuated in Lyons Thursday morning, as a gas leak erupted and led a fire to break out.
Gas Main Break Forces Evacuations In UptownA 6-inch gas main broke in front of a high-rise in the Uptown neighborhood Tuesday morning, prompting authorities to evacuate the area.
Hundreds Evacuated From Nursing Home FireA nursing home in south suburban Robbins was evacuated after a fire early Monday, displacing at least 400 people.