Man Charged With Setting Tent On Fire At Naperville Gas StationJames Povolo, 71, of the 1300 block of Dartfourt Court in Naperville, was charged Tuesday with one felony count of arson, according to a statement from DuPage County State’s Attorney’s office.
East Chicago Firefighters Rescue Elderly Resident From Burning Home
Man Found Shot In Head After Avalon Park FireDetectives were searching for evidence and interviewing relatives and potential witnesses after finding the body of a 56-year-old man in a building in the 8000 block of South Stony Island Avenue. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office has identified the victim as Edward McArthur Jr.
Good Samaritan Saves Family From Fire Possibly Started By FireworksA University Park family was searching for the man who rescued them from a fire overnight, when their home was damaged by a blaze that might have been sparked by fireworks.
Old Chicago Post Office Building Catches Fire, AgainNo injuries were reported.
No One Injured In Lake View High Rise FireCrews were called to the high-rise building in the 300 block of West Diversey at 1:47 p.m., according to Fire Media Affairs.
Train Engineer Spots Extra-Alarm Blaze In AuroraIt has been a busy month for fires in Aurora, with another extra-alarm fire overnight.
Evanston Home Uninhabitable After Lightning Strike Causes FireA neighbor called to report that lightning had struck a two-story house in the 1500 block of Wesley Avenue at 8:19 p.m. and that there was smoke coming from the roof, according to a statement from the Evanston Fire Department.
5 Injured In West Ridge Fire, Including Police OfficerWhen firefighters arrived, some people were screaming for help from the second floor, and crews rescued two people from the building using ladders.
Fire Damages Goodman Theatre SignOfficials say the fire does not appear to be suspicious.
Firefighter Hurt, 8 Displaced In Wrigleyville BlazeThe fire was reported in a 2 1/2 story building in the 1000 block of West Cornelia, according to Fire Media Affairs. The fire started on a rear porch and spread to the building to the south, but was struck out about 5:15 a.m.
Man Charged With Lakeview ArsonA Lincoln Park man has been charged with starting a fire in a dumpster that damaged a nearby building in the Lakeview neighborhood over the weekend.

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