The fire at the vacant building in the 1300 block of West Cullerton Street was first reported about 3 a.m. and was upgraded to a two-alarm blaze 20 minutes later.
Companies were working at the scene of the fire at a 1 ½-story building near 96th Street and Woodlawn Avenue, Fire Media Affairs said in a tweet at 5:33 a.m. Two injuries were reported.
Margaret Noble, 79, died Saturday following the March 8 fire at her home in the 300 block of South Albany Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
One firefighter was hurt from a fall and was taken to Rush University Medical Center, Lyle said. The second firefighter’s specific injuries or hospital information were not known.
Smoke and flames could be seen for miles Thursday night, as an extra-alarm blaze engulfed a fire extinguisher plant in the Archer Heights neighborhood.
A 3-year-old girl alerted her mother about a fire at their northwest suburban Elgin home Wednesday morning, leaving them enough time to escape through a first-floor window.
Authorities were called shortly after 10 p.m. to a structure fire at a home in the 15300 block of South Loomis Avenue. The house was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. The adjacent homes were evacuated as heavy smoke spread from the fire, although flames were contained to the house where the fire started.
About 10 p.m., Evanston firefighters responded to a report of a grass fire at Lighthouse Beach, 2611 Sheridan Road, according to the Evanston Fire Department.
One man was killed and a woman was transported in serious condition after a house fire in Antioch Township Sunday morning, according to the Lake County Sheriff.
Chicago firefighters were on the scene of a 150-year-old church on the Near West Side after reports of a fire Sunday morning.
A man is dead after a high-rise fire on the Near West Side. The flames broke out just before 11 p.m. Saturday on South Damen Avenue.
A federal official says the blaze appears suspicious. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
A far west suburban school district has turned to social media for a much loved custodian, who showed up at work as usual the day after a fire burned up everything in his home in Aurora.
The fire was reported at 12:40 a.m. at a building in the 7100 block of South Sangamon, according to Fire Media Affairs Director Larry Langford. The fire was out within a half-hour, and crews were gone by 1:40 a.m., Langford said.
Two people have been critically hurt in a fire early Sunday morning in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
(STMW) – A man and an elderly woman are in critical condition after an early Sunday fire in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. Firefighters responded to the blaze at 3:05 a.m. in the 300 block […]
Firefighters initially came to Janice Hooper’s house after she smelled something burning and called 9-1-1 late Wednesday night. Hooper says they searched the house, found no heat source and left. Soon, the house burned down.
An early morning fire in West Englewood spread to three homes before firefighters put out the flames.
Firefighters from several northwest suburbs are on the scene of an extra-alarm fire in a three-story, 20-unit apartment building in Rolling Meadows.
Firefighters responded to the 87th floor at 9:51 p.m., Fire Media Affairs spokesman Juan Hernandez said. The fire was extinguished about an hour later, Hernandez said.