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Firefighters work to extinguish an extra-alarm blaze at the Master Cast foundry in west suburban Batavia. (Credit: NVP News Video)

3 Firefighters Hurt Extinguishing Foundry Fire In Batavia

Three firefighters went to the hospital overnight after they slipped and fell on ice while battling an extra-alarm blaze at a foundry in west suburban Batavia.


Lincolnwood firefighters responded to a fire Wednesday night at a retirement home. (Credit: NVP News Video)

Woman Injured In Fire At Lincolnwood Retirement Home

Firefighters responded to the blaze about 7:30 p.m. at Lincolnwood Place, a six-story retirement home at 7000 N. McCormick Blvd.


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Burr Ridge Mansion Sustains $1.7M In Fire Damage

The Tri-State Fire Protection District was called to the home in the 9400 block of Falling Waters Drive at 12:32 p.m. and found a single-family home with heavy smoke and fire coming through the roof, the district said in a release.


Two people were hospitalized following a fire early Sunday in the South Side Washington Heights neighborhood. / photo from NVP

Two Hospitalized After South Side Fire

Two people were hospitalized following a fire at a home in the South Side Washington Heights neighborhood early Sunday.


Firefighters battled a large fire Wednesday night at a vacant home in north suburban WInnetka. (Credit: CBS)

Winnetka Home Destroyed By Fire

The bitter cold made for a challenging night for firefighters in north suburban Winnetka, as they spent hours battling a large house fire.


Smoke pours from the roof of a house in Oak Lawn, where four people were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide on Wednesday. (Credit: CBS)

Police ‘May Never Know’ Why Man Killed Parents, Nephew, Then Himself

Police said the gunman had no history of mental illness. He recently spent a year in Russia as a potato farmer, but detectives have not found anything that happened in the last few days to set off the deadly rampage.


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One Dead In Fulton River District Fire

Firefighters found a man dead inside a townhome in the Fulton River District, while responding to a fire late Wednesday morning.


Otis, a Labrador Retriever-Beagle mix was rescued from a house fire in LaPorte, Ind. Firefighters said it appears he set the fire by trying to get food off a kitchen counter, and turning on a burner on the stove. (Credit: WSBT)

Dog Rescued From Fire Might Have Started The Blaze

When firefighters arrived at the house on the 1600 block of Stone Lake Street in LaPorte, a burner on the stove was on. The family dog might have been trying to reach food on the counter, and managed to turn on the burner, which ignited flammable material in the kitchen.


Smoke pours from the roof of a house in Oak Lawn, where four people were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide on Wednesday. (Credit: CBS)

Four Dead In House Fire In Oak Lawn; Murder-Suicide Suspected

Four people died of apparent gunshot wounds before a fire engulfed their home in Oak Lawn on Wednesday.


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Rapper Twista’s Security Guard Found Shot To Death After South Chicago Fire

A security guard for Chicago rapper Twista was found shot and killed, then lit on fire, inside a home in the South Chicago neighborhood on Friday.


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Officials: Arson Likely In ‘Suspicious’ Naperville Area House Fire

A fire Tuesday afternoon that caused no injuries but did more than $200,000 worth of damage to a house near west suburban Naperville appears to have been deliberately set, the Sun is reporting.


Firefighters found a man dead inside a home in the 8300 block of South Baker Avenue when they responded to a fire there  Friday morning. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Man Found Dead In Burning Home In South Chicago

Firefighters responding to a fire in the South Chicago neighborhood on Friday found a man dead inside the home.


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Elderly Man Rescued From Burning Home In NW Indiana

Lake Station police Cpl. Mike McKenzie was driving in the 2700 block of Central Avenue about 12:18 a.m. when he saw smoke coming from a home in the 2700 block of Central Avenue.


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Four Hospitalized After La Grange Park House Fire

Emergency crews responded at 3:36 p.m. to the blaze at a two-and-a-half-story home in the 500 block of North Kensington Avenue.


A fire broke out about 1:40 a.m. Thursday in the 8200 block of South Ingleside Avenue. (Credit: NVP News video)

Two Injured In Chatham Fire

A fire at a three-story building sent two men to the hospital, including one who jumped out of a window, early Thursday in the South Side Chatham neighborhood.


Nearly a dozen firefighters assisted in putting out the blaze at 2200 N. Mannheim Road. / Photo from NVP.

Blaze At Northlake Tire Shop Triggers Four-Alarm Fire

No one was hurt in a four-alarm fire at a tire shop Saturday night in west suburban Northlake.


A fire broke out at a home about 9:30 a.m. Saturday in the 100 block of South Chester Avenue in Park Ridge. | NVP News video

Contractor Critically Injured In Fire At Park Ridge Home

One person was injured Saturday morning after a fire broke out in a northwest suburban Park Ridge home.


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East Chicago Man Dies In House Fire

A house fire in the 3900 block of Deal Street has claimed the life of a 59-year-old East Chicago man. The Lake County Coroner’s Office identified him as Howard Readus Jr.


A fire erupted Friday night in the 100 block of North Laramie. (CBS)

Child, 3, Dies After Becoming Trapped In Burning Building

Another child and an adult were injured, fire officials said.


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One Dead In East Chicago Fire

The victim was a 60-year-old man extricated from the basement, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.