Tough Loss For Harvey After Strip Mall Collapses In Extra-Alarm BlazeA fire at a 74-year-old commercial building in south suburban Harvey was still smoldering Friday morning, some 18 hours after it started, causing the building to collapse.
Historic Woodlawn Church Begins Restoration Process After Massive FireSix months after an extra-alarm fire gutted a historic Woodlawn neighborhood church, crews have begun taking the first steps toward restoring the 93-year-old building.
Two Children Among Six Injured In Extra-Alarm Fire In KankakeeWhen firefighters arrived at the two-story building in the 800 block of West Station Street around 1:50 a.m., some people living in the apartments over two storefronts were trapped inside, because the flames had blocked access to the rear stairwell.
CFD: Massive Flea Market Fire Was AccidentalFederal officials lent their expertise to the investigation, following a fire that wiped out a West Side complex.
Flea Market Fire Probes Expands, Investigators Making 'No Assumptions'Federal investigators have begun sifting through the rubble of a Humboldt Park flea market destroyed by a massive fire earlier this week, a blaze sources said was intentionally set.
ATF Boosts Investigation Into Flea Market FireFire investigators are calling in additional members from the Bureau Of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms as authorities try to determine the cause of a massive fire that destroyed a West Side flea market.
Vendors Looking To Start Over After Blaze Ravages West Side Flea MarketMarilu Gianni, like many vendors who work at Buyers Flea Market, showed up to the 4500 block of West Division Street on the day after the devastating fire, hoping to be able to get into what’s left of the building to see if anything inside is salvageable.
Firefighters Battle Extra-Alarm Blaze In Humboldt ParkThe fire department said there were reports of two people trapped in a restroom in the one-story building, which is about two blocks long.
Auto Shop Collapses In Englewood BlazeAccording to the Fire Department, the blaze started when a worker using a cutting torch got too close to a pool of spilled gasoline.
Three Hurt In Extra-Alarm Apartment Fire In NilesCrews responded to a fire alarm and multiple calls of an apartment fire in the 9700 block of Dee Road at 8:30 a.m., Niles Fire Chief Steve Borowski told a reporter at the scene. Firefighters arrived to see flames and smoke coming out the windows, and the blaze was upgraded to an extra alarm.
Firefighters Battle Extra-Alarm Blaze In Portage ParkThe two-alarm fire broke out in the three-story building at 3234 N. Central Ave. at 7:09 a.m., according to Fire Media Affairs. The building contains four businesses on the first floor and 12 apartments on the upper floors.
8 Firefighters Hurt Battling Extra-Alarm Blaze In Rogers ParkEight firefighters were taken to hospitals with minor injuries, after battling an extra-alarm blaze at an apartment building in the Rogers Park neighborhood Monday morning.