Extra-Alarm Fire

Extra-Alarm Blaze Devastates Historic Woodlawn ChurchAn extra-alarm fire ravaged a nearly century-old landmark church in Woodlawn on Wednesday, causing the roof to collapse, and sending gray water streaming out the front door hours after firefighters began dousing the heavy flames.
Blaze Guts Lincoln Square Lanes Bowling AlleyThe fire started around 1 a.m. at Lincoln Square Lanes, 4874 N. Lincoln Av. and while the Fire Department said it was put out by 4:15 a.m., crews remained on the scene dousing hot spots as of 6:30 a.m.
Second City Offices Destroyed In Extra-Alarm Fire In Old Town Offices for the Second City comedy troupe have been destroyed and three people have been injured in an extra alarm fire next door to the theater in Old Town.
Extra Alarm Fire Erupts Inside Burnham CondominiumCrews from multiple south suburbs were battling an extra-alarm fire in Burnham Monday morning.
Grocery Store Owner Says Alarm Went Off Prior To BlazeWindy City Produce, a grocery store in Irving Park, was gutted early Monday, after an extra-alarm blaze tore through the building, causing part of the roof to collapse.
Fire Extinguisher Plant Becomes Scene Of Extra-Alarm BlazeSmoke and flames could be seen for miles Thursday night, as an extra-alarm blaze engulfed a fire extinguisher plant in the Archer Heights neighborhood.
8 Rescued From Extra-Alarm Blaze In Norridge.The fire started around 5 a.m. in a single-family home in the 7900 block of West Gunnison Street. Four adults and four children were trapped inside when firefighters arrived, and had to be rescued from the house.
15 Displaced By Extra-Alarm Fire In Chicago RidgeCrews responded about 10:30 p.m. to the blaze at the 18-unit building in the 9800 block of Sayre Avenue. Firefighters were met by heavy flames showing from the back of the second story and spreading to the roof. A second alarm was called for the fire due to the sloppy winter weather and a frozen fire hydrant.
Two Firefighters Hurt Battling South Loop BlazeThe fire started around 3 a.m. in a one-story commercial building at the corner of State Street and Cermak Road. The building houses a cell phone store and three fast food restaurants – one ironically named Dragon Fire.
Firefighters Put Out Extra-Alarm Blaze In West Garfield ParkThe fire was first reported about 12:50 a.m. at a commercial building near Fulton Street and Kilbourn Avenue, according to Fire Media Affairs. It was upgraded to a two-alarm about 20 minutes later.
Two Firefighters Hurt In Blaze At Resurrection Medical CenterChaos erupted at a Northwest Side hospital overnight, when dozens of firefighters rushed to extinguish an extra-alarm fire at Presence Resurrection Medical Center.
Extra-Alarm Blaze At Chicago Firehouse RestaurantThe Fire Department said the fire was "through the roof" at the Chicago Firehouse Restaurant, at 1401 S. Michigan Av. The building is literally a former Chicago firehouse, which was converted into a restaurant in 1999.