Fire Alarm

O'Hare Travelers

O’Hare Travelers Getting An Earful From Daylong Fire Alarm Test

Going to the airport can be enough of a chore in and of itself, but on Thursday, travelers at O’hare International Airport will have to endure the extra headache of listening to fire alarms going off all day.

10/09/2014

The grandstand rises behind the first turn of the one and one-eighth miles main track of Arlington International Racecourse in Arlington Heights, Ill. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Newsmakers)

Horse Triggers Fire Alarm At Arlington Park

Responding firefighters found no smoke or flames, and after investigating determined a horse had activated the alarm when the animal chewed through wires for the alarm system.

07/29/2014

Air Traffic Radar

Fire Alarm At Radar Facility Delays Flights At O’Hare, Midway

Several flights at O’Hare and Midway airports were delayed Monday morning, after a fire alarm prompted the evacuation of an FAA radar facility in Elgin.

07/01/2013

Fire alarm (Paul Cesarz/ CBS)

Teens Face Felonies For Pulling Fire Alarm At Oswego High

Two Oswego teenagers are facing multiple felony charges for pulling the fire alarm at west suburban Oswego High School, police said.

04/14/2012