What started out as some nice time outside on a nice day on Wednesday resulted in Elgin firefighters being barricaded in their fire station because of a couple of vicious dogs.
A 54-year-old fire captain from far northwest suburban Huntley was killed Thursday, when a car pulled in front of him at an intersection that’s seen its share of crashes.
Are they strange bedfellows or public safety partners? The Fire Department’s administrative offices have now moved into Police Headquarters, at 3510 S. Michigan Av., even as the investigation into a shoving match between members of the two departments continues.
Police Supt. Garry McCarthy confirmed Tuesday that an internal investigation is underway after a Marine Unit diver accused a Fire Department captain – and son of a former Fire Department commissioner – of knocking him to the ground earlier this month.