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Flames spread from one home to another in west suburban Oak Park late Thursday night, gutting both houses. (Credit: Captured News)

Three Injured After Fire Guts Two Homes In Oak Park

The fire started around 11:30 p.m. at a home in the 600 block of North Humphrey Avenue. A 6-year-old boy and a 54-year-old man were trapped and unconscious in a second floor apartment for some time until fire rescue crews in oxygen masks could reach them.


Firefighters use ladders to rescue a man from the 2nd floor of a burning building in Pullman. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Elderly Man, Dog Rescued From Pullman Fire

The fire started around 9 a.m. at a 2 ½-story building at 740 E. 105th Pl.


Officers Rescue Residents From West Side Blaze

Chicago Police Officer Joe Deferville had just pulled a guy over for driving backward down Division Street on Monday evening when another motorist drove by and said, “Officer, the building back there’s on fire.”


A woman and her toddler were saved from a fire at their home in Round Lake on the night before Mothers Day 2012, after a 17-year-old neighbor alerted them to the blaze. (Courtesy: Sadie Contreras)

Round Lake Teen Saves Neighbor From Fire

A Round Lake teenager saved Mothers Day for her neighbors, when she saved the lives of a woman and her toddler from their burning home Saturday night.


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Quadriplegic Man Rescued From South Side Fire

A mattress fire at a home on the South Side Sunday afternoon was quickly extinguished by firefighters, who also rescued a quadriplegic man from the home and took him to a local hospital to make sure he was not injured.


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Adult, Child Rescued From West Chicago Fire

Two people were rescued from the third floor balcony of a West Chicago apartment building Sunday night, after they became trapped during a fire.


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Police Officer Rescues Man From Burning Building

A north suburban police officer rescued a man from a burning home early Sunday in Lake Bluff.


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Deputies On Rescue: We Would Do It Again

A pair of sheriff’s deputies say it was uncomfortable inside a burning building but they’d go back again to save residents who were trapped.