The Utica Fire Department began helping people move to dry and safe places on Tuesday, a day after heavy rains inundated the area.
A fuel pipeline exploded beneath a western Illinois cornfield, sending flames hundreds of feet into the sky and leaving a 15-foot-deep crater.
Homes were evacuated in Lyons Thursday morning, as a gas leak erupted and led a fire to break out.
A 6-inch gas main broke in front of a high-rise in the Uptown neighborhood Tuesday morning, prompting authorities to evacuate the area.
A nursing home in south suburban Robbins was evacuated after a fire early Monday, displacing at least 400 people.