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.
The fire started around 9 a.m. at a 2 ½-story building at 740 E. 105th Pl.
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 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.
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.
Two people were rescued from the third floor balcony of a West Chicago apartment building Sunday night, after they became trapped during a fire.
A north suburban police officer rescued a man from a burning home early Sunday in Lake Bluff.
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.