Eight people are hurt, including 2 firefighters and a police officer, in a fire on the South Side Tuesday afternoon, according to Chicago Fire Spokesman Larry Langford.
A 76-year-old woman died Friday night after a fire in southwest suburban Tinley Park.
The firefighter, two children and one adult were hospitalized after a fire in the South Shore neighborhood.
Matthew Rosario, 28, was charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of 51-year-old Lucy Wrobel.
Investigators say the blaze started next to the Grand Music Hall, in an employee smoking area.
Firefighters discovered the body in the doorway of the vacant building in the 1800 block of Pennsylvania Street in Gary as they were extinguishing the blaze a few minutes after midnight.
Investigators have confirmed a gas leak was to blame for an explosion and fire that destroyed a house in southwest suburban Joliet earlier this week.
A man who police said was suffering emotional distress allegedly threatened a neighbor, then set fire to his own West Side home as police were trying to coax him outside.
John Tomczak Jr. was watching TV in his living room about 10:25 a.m. when he heard a strange noise coming from outside his Hammond, Ind., home, he said. He went to the back of his house to see if he could figure out what it was.
Local and federal investigators were in Joliet on Tuesday, trying to determine what caused a house to explode in flames Monday afternoon.
Emergency officials are responding to a report of a house explosion in southwest suburban Joliet.
Naperville firefighters responded to a fire in a second-floor unit of a three-story apartment building at 108 Douglas Av. around 11:30 p.m. Thursday.
Geneva police officers — the first responders on the scene — alerted two adult residents unaware of the fire and escorted them safely out of the single-family residence.
Four adults — including one man who was rescued from the roof — were in need of shelter Saturday morning after a fire broke out in a two-unit apartment building in south suburban Phoenix.
There were no working smoke detectors in the apartment in the 1700 block of West Juneway Terrace, where LeAndrea White was found dead on the bedroom floor Wednesday afternoon.
A child was found dead after a fire Wednesday in the Rogers Park neighborhood.
The fire started around 3 a.m. at a business in the 2700 block of West Irving Park Road, and extra crews were quickly called in, as intense flames were shooting through the roof shortly after the first crews arrived.
A child playing with a lighter started a fire that caused $25,000 worth of damage to an apartment building in west suburban Batavia Saturday afternoon.
An elderly man died after a fire left his South Side Chatham neighborhood home uninhabitable Friday night.
Fire officials tell CBS 2 their efforts to fight the fire may have been hampered by snow that covered hydrants.