Fire Department

DuPage River Is Treacherous, Naperville Authorities WarnThe river is currently 4 to 7 feet above flood stage, and flowing rapidly in some areas. CBS 2's Mai Martinez reports.
Gary, Ind. Firefighters Stuck In Bad DigsImagine trying to sleep while living above a party-room — and you’re a firefighter. CBS 2's Brad Edwards pays a visit.
Judge Won't Speed Up North Riverside's Attempt To Privatize Fire Dept.An attorney for a suburban firefighters union said they will continue their fight against an attempt by the village of North Riverside to privatize its fire department.
Firefighters Say No To North Riverside Privatization PlanFirefighters in west suburban North Riverside have balked at the mayor’s proposal to privatize the department, saying they refuse to work for a private company rather than for the village.
North Riverside Mayor Suggests Privatizing Village Fire DepartmentMayor Hubert E. Hermanek Jr. says having a private firm take over the village’s firefighting duties could save taxpayers more than $700,000 in pension payments, health insurance and more.
Highland, Ind. Firefighter Dies In ATV AccidentPolice believe alcohol was a factor in the crash. It is still under investigation.
2 Merrionette Park Firefighters Accused Of Sex Assault A $250,000 bond was set Sunday for a Merrionette Park firefighter accused of sexually abusing a visitor from Hawaii at a party while a fellow firefighter allegedly acted as lookout outside the bedroom door.
Man Killed In Fire At Hammond Home A Hammond man died Saturday after he was injured in a fire at his northwest Indiana home.
Quick-Thinking Boyfriend Saves Family Poisoned By FurnaceThe young man raced to the house and through a window saw the girl’s father passed out on the living room floor and called 911. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
Fire Dept. Rescues Unconscious Antioch Family An Antioch family of four - all of whom had passed out - was saved this morning by a teenager who called 911 after he peered through the family's window.
Man Rescued By CFD Divers After Jump In RiverA man was rescued from the water by Chicago Fire Department divers after he jumped into the Chicago River in the West Loop near Union Station Tuesday morning.
Retired Fire Captain Struck, Killed In Hit-And-Run In Crete A retired Steger fire captain died early Monday after being struck by a vehicle in south suburban Crete.