(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.
The store closed November 12th after a fire in a storage area. Manager Robin Adams said smoke damaged everything in the store.
Crews responded at 9:34 p.m. to the blaze at a two-and-a-half story home in the 400 block of North Leclaire Avenue, Fire Media Affairs spokesman Juan Hernandez said. A 62-year-old man was found dead after the fire was extinguished.
Icy conditions made firefighters’ jobs difficult. They kept trying different hydrants until they found a couple that worked.
The fire started around 8:20 a.m. at Presence Ballard Rehabilitation, at 9300 Ballard Rd. North Maine Fire Protection District officials said the fire was contained to a single unit at the nursing home, and the building’s sprinkler system extinguished the flames by the time firefighters arrived.
A man was killed and another person was hurt in a fire at coach house Wednesday afternoon in south suburban Harvey.
Firefighters were battling a large blaze at a historic building in north suburban Wilmette.
On Feb. 6, firefighters responded to a horse stable fire in the 1400 block of North Sedgwick Street, according to Fire Media Affairs. Officials initially believe the fire to be accidental, but said Monday that it has been ruled arson. The investigation has been turned over to the FBI.
The fire started around 1:40 a.m. Tuesday in a vacant three-flat in the 7900 block of South Drexel Avenue. When crews arrived, nearby hydrants were frozen solid, so the Fire Department had to call in Water Management Department crews to heat the hydrants with steam, and get water flowing.
The man — described only as an adult — died Monday of injuries he sustained in a fire early Sunday in the 1900 block of West Devon Avenue, according to Fire Media Affairs.
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About 1:18 a.m., firefighters responded to the fire in the 5200 block of West Eddy Street, police said. The man suffered burns and was taken to Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center.
No horses or people were injured in the blaze, which was mostly contained to a garage and storage area away from where the horses are kept. The horses were not exposed to smoke or flames.
Firefighters responded to the four-story building near 14th Street and Western Avenue at 7:23 p.m., Fire Media spokesman Jeff Lyle said. The fire was found below the building’s dock area.