City officials said Monday that a door left open by a Lakeview couple fleeing a high-rise fire helped spread the deadly blaze and an elevator malfunction slowed firefighters’ ability to get to the fire right away.
The owner of a South Shore neighborhood building where two Chicago firefighters died battling a blaze is now in jail, after failing to make bond on contempt charges.
A man died in a fire in his Rogers Park neighborhood apartment early Wednesday, just one day moved in, according to fire officials.
Medical records were needed to identify a 75-year-old man who was killed in a Joliet Township house fire on Christmas morning.
A man died in a fire at a residence in an unincorporated area of Joliet Township Sunday morning.
A memorial was held Thursday morning, one year to the day after two Chicago firefighters died when the roof of a South Shore neighborhood building collapsed in a fire.
One-year-old Landon Teel and his brother, 3-year-old Andrew Collins, have made miraculous recoveries from the fire that killed their mother. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot talks with family members.
A 63-year-old woman died in a fire at a West Rogers Park apartment building on Monday.
Two children – a 5-year-old and a 3-year-old – died Wednesday afternoon after they were pulled out of a burning home in the southwestern suburbs.
An investigation by by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has found a lack of communication – and insufficient equipment – contributed to the deaths of two Chicago firefighters last year.
Our Lady of Angels Church is forever tied to Chicago tragedy — a 1958 fatal fire that killed 93 students at the church’s school– but it is being reopened with the help of volunteers. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports.
Two men died Monday afternoon in a house fire in the Back of the Yards neighborhood when flames blocked the only way in or out of the attic where they were when the fire broke out.
A woman and her two small children are dead after a fire in their LaSalle County home on Thursday.
An elderly woman died Sunday after a mobile home fire in southwest suburban Hodgkins.
A 2-month-old girl is dead after an early-morning house fire on the city’s West Side.
Residents believe an overturned candle might have sparked the fire in Aurora that left six people dead over the weekend.
One person was killed and three others were hospitalized Wednesday morning, after a house fire in the Kelvyn Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
A second man has died after a fire trapped the two men inside a building in the Park Manor neighborhood.
Visitation is set for today for fallen Chicago firefighter Corey Ankum, one of two firefighters killed when a roof and wall collapsed at the scene of a fire last week.
Family and friends are set to begin saying their final goodbyes to the two Chicago firefighters killed in the line of duty last week.