Extra-Alarm Fire

Firefighters respond to an extra-alarm fire at a house in the 1400 block of 50th Court in Cicero. (Credit: CBS)

Cicero Firefighters Respond To Two Extra-Alarm Fires

Through the night, fire crews braved dangerous cold as they worked to extinguish a fire at a vacant warehouse, and later responded to a large house fire about a mile away.

01/22/2014

Crews battle an extra-alarm fire that collapsed the roof of a store at the corner of 75th and King on Friday. (Credit: NVP News Video)

Store Roof Collapses In Extra-Alarm Blaze On South Side

Flames and heavy smoke were already shooting through the roof of the Dollar & Up store near the intersection of East 75th Street and South Martin Luther King Drive when crews responded about 12:15 a.m.

01/17/2014

A couple living in the apartment above a bike shop in Berwyn escaped safely after an extra-alarm blaze started early Thursday. (Credit: CBS)

Extra-Alarm Fire Guts Berwyn Bike Shop

The fire started around 4:30 a.m., in the second-floor apartment above Art’s Bicycle Shop, a family-owned business at 6212 W. Cermak Rd. in Berwyn.

01/16/2014

Flames shoot through the roof of a building that caught fire early Thursday in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. (Photo from NVP News Video)

Extra-Alarm Fire In Back Of The Yards Leaves At Least 12 Homeless

Firefighters responded about 1:15 a.m. to the blaze at a two-story apartment building in the 4900 block of South Hoyne Avenue.

01/09/2014

Firefighters work at the scene of an extra-alarm fire in the 5200 block of South Lowe Avenue late Monday night, when the temperature was minus 11. The fire started when a space heater was placed too close to drapes. (Credit: NVP News Video)

Space Heater Sparks Extra-Alarm Fire On South Side

The 2-11 fire was reported about 10:30 p.m. in the 5200 block of South Lowe Avenue.

01/07/2014

Firefighters battle an extra-alarm blaze at a warehouse on the West Side on Friday. (Credit: CBS)

Extra-Alarm Fire Guts Northwest Side Warehouse

The roof of the warehouse collapsed during the blaze, and the Fire Department said the structure was a total loss.

01/03/2014

A church in Gary, Ind., was destroyed by an extra-alarm fire overnight. (Credit: CBS)

Extra-Alarm Fire Destroys Gary Church

A good chunk of the building at 8th Avenue and Washington Street collapsed, but no one was injured during the blaze.

12/05/2013

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Extra-Alarm Union Barn Fire Under Control, But Still Burning

A five-alarm barn fire that has been burning since Tuesday evening in northwest suburban Union is under control early Wednesday, although it could take up to two days for crews to completely extinguish it.

11/27/2013

A fire at a West Rogers Park strip mall lit up the night Friday. (CBS)

Roofers Blamed For Extra-Alarm Fire That Destroys Strip Mall

Roofers had been using propane torches before the West Rogers Park fire was reported at 4 p.m. Friday.

11/15/2013

Mi'leyah Johnson (left) and Geneva White (right) were killed in a fire in Englewood on Oct. 15, 2013. (Photos supplied to CBS)

No Smoke Detectors In Home Where Baby, Woman Died In Fire

A fire that killed a baby and a woman in Englewood on Tuesday appeared to be an accident, based on a preliminary investigation. according to the Fire Department.

10/16/2013

Mi'Leyah Johnson (Family Photo)

Baby, Woman Dead In Extra-Alarm Fire In Englewood

An 11-month-old girl and a 49-year-old woman were killed Tuesday, when an extra-alarm fire damaged three homes in Englewood.

10/15/2013

Chicago firefighters battle flames and dense smoke at a warehouse fire in North Lawndale. (Credit: Chicago Fire Dept.)

Firefighters Battle Extra-Alarm Blaze In North Lawndale

The blaze, reported just after noon, is in the basement of a five-story warehouse that used to be a furniture company at 1034 S. Kostner Ave.

09/25/2013

Firefighters use tower ladder trucks to pour water on an extra-alarm fire at a warehouse in Brighton Park. (Credit: CBS)

Extra-Alarm Fire Guts Brighton Park Warehouse

A four-alarm fire destroyed a warehouse in Brighton Park overnight, and firefighters had to return to the scene a second time after extinguishing the blaze, when the fire reignited.

09/12/2013

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Firefighter Hospitalized After Extra-Alarm Wrigleyville Blaze

A firefighter was hospitalized after crews battled a two-alarm fire Tuesday afternoon in the North Side Wrigleyville neighborhood.

09/10/2013

A 31-year-old police officer and a 60-year-old resident were injured in an extra-alarm fire that started when the resident was smoking while using medical oxygen at an apartment in the 2900 block of West Harrison Street. (Credit: CBS)

Two, Including Cop, Injured In Extra-Alarm Fire On West Side

The officer suffered smoke inhalation while helping a 60-year-old man who was hurt when he sparked a fire by smoking while using medical oxygen.

09/06/2013

Firefighters rescued a puppy from an extra-alarm fire in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on Aug. 13, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Puppy Rescued From Extra-Alarm Fire On South Side

The two-alarm fire spread to three consecutive buildings in the 7600 block of South Eggleston Avenue.

08/13/2013

An extra-alarm fire gutted a commercial building in Bronzeville, causing the roof to collapse. (Credit: CBS)

Extra-Alarm Blaze Destroys Bronzeville Commercial Strip

Firefighters spent nearly five hours extinguishing the flames of an extra-alarm fire in Bronzeville overnight.

07/02/2013

Chicago firefighters respond to an extra-alarm blaze in an abandoned building at 1433 S. Kenneth Ave. on Thursday. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

One Hurt In Extra-Alarm Blaze In Abandoned Lawndale Building

The 2-11 alarm fire occurred at a 3-story apartment building at 1433 S. Kenneth Ave. about 5:45 a.m.

05/23/2013

Chicago firefighters battle a blaze near 68th Street and Cottage Grove on Monday. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Firefighters Douse Extra-Alarm Fire In Park Manor

An extra-alarm blaze broke out early Monday afternoon in the South Side Park Manor neighborhood.

04/29/2013

An extra-alarm fire gutted a warehouse building in Coal City on March 14, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Extra-Alarm Fire Engulfs Warehouse In Coal City

Firefighters spent several hours Thursday working to put out an extra-alarm blaze at a warehouse building in far southwest suburban Grundy County.

03/14/2013

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