Auto Shop Collapses In Englewood BlazeAccording to the Fire Department, the blaze started when a worker using a cutting torch got too close to a pool of spilled gasoline.
FBI Announces $10K Reward For Info On Noble Horse Theatre ArsonFirefighters responded to the blaze at the stable at 1410 N. Orleans at 1:10 a.m. on Feb. 6, 2015, according to Chicago Police and the FBI.
Woman, Baby, Grandmother Rescued From Roof Of Burning Home In Lake GenevaThe woman and her baby were heard crying and coughing as she called 911 Tuesday as the home below them was going up in flames.
No Injuries Reported In Roseland House FireFirefighters responded to the blaze shortly before 4 a.m. at the 2 – 1/2 story home in the 10100 block of South State Street, according to Fire Media Affairs.
Family Displaced After Elgin Mobile Home FireCrews were called at 1:41 p.m. about the fire in the 900 block of South McLean Boulevard, according to a statement from the Elgin Fire Department. Firefighters arrived to find black smoke coming from the mobile home.
Nine Displaced By Fire In Sauk VillageFire crews from Sauk Village, Steger, Crete, and Dyer, Indiana, rotated shifts as they poured water on the flames in the 22500 block of Jeffrey Avenue for at least two-and-a-half hours, according to Emergency Services Sgt. Arlene Stevens.
Three Hurt In Extra-Alarm Apartment Fire In NilesCrews responded to a fire alarm and multiple calls of an apartment fire in the 9700 block of Dee Road at 8:30 a.m., Niles Fire Chief Steve Borowski told a reporter at the scene. Firefighters arrived to see flames and smoke coming out the windows, and the blaze was upgraded to an extra alarm.
CFD: Blaze That Left Firefighter Daniel Capuano Dead Was AccidentalA blaze at a vacant South Side warehouse that left firefighter Daniel Capuano dead in December was set off by a construction worker and deemed accidental, the Chicago Fire Department announced Wednesday.
Firefighters Battle Extra-Alarm Blaze In Portage ParkThe two-alarm fire broke out in the three-story building at 3234 N. Central Ave. at 7:09 a.m., according to Fire Media Affairs. The building contains four businesses on the first floor and 12 apartments on the upper floors.
11 Displaced, Firefighter Injured In Grand Crossing House FireFirefighters responded to the blaze about 3:30 a.m. at the 1 – 1/2-story, single-family home in the 7800 block of South Kimbark Avenue, according to Chicago Fire Department Cmdr. Walter Schroeder.
Rogers Park Fire Under Investigation As 'Criminal Matter'Ald. Joe Moore (49th) called the possible criminal nature of the fire, "very, very disturbing." He said detectives are looking for clues, including looking for any nearby video that might be helpful.
8 Firefighters Hurt Battling Extra-Alarm Blaze In Rogers ParkEight firefighters were taken to hospitals with minor injuries, after battling an extra-alarm blaze at an apartment building in the Rogers Park neighborhood Monday morning.