The manager of the fast-food restaurant at 3441 S. Harlem in Berwyn called 911 a few minutes after 8 a.m. to report smoke coming from the ceiling.
Chocolate production is under way again at the Blommer Chocolate Company on Wednesday morning after a fire broke out at the West Town factory early Tuesday.
Firefighters found the bodies of three people inside, all on the first floor. Two of the victims were so badly burned, it was impossible to tell their age or gender.
The two, whose ages were not immediately known, were transported from the blaze to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in serious condition.
About 5:20 a.m., four fire engines responded to the blaze at 600 W. Kinzie St., when one of the 5-story factory’s chocolate roasters caught fire.
A police officer patrolling in Midtown on Monday saw the charred, metal shell left at the dead-end of a block of vacant, burned-out homes and overgrown, weedy lots in Gary.
An elderly woman was killed and her husband and grandson suffered severe burns when a fire broke out early Sunday morning in their home in Glen Park, Ind.
A woman suffered smoke inhalation after a fire Sunday in the West Ridge neighborhood on the North Side.
Two people were killed and 12 people were injured during shootings across the city since Friday afternoon.
A Kenosha man who reportedly was driving under the influence has been identified as the driver in Friday’s crash in Hainesville that left a home destroyed by fire,
A fire overnight in a three-story apartment building on Lynn Road in unincorporated DuPage County has displaced 24 families.
Flames were shooting out the roof of a building in the 3300 block of North Clark Street, south of Wrigley Field and close to the CTA railroad tracks.
The family-owned business at 2455 N. Sheffield Av. was reduced to rubble in an extra-alarm blaze in May 2012. A brand new building opened last week at the site of the old store.
The Jeep hit a gas meter at the building, and ruptured a gas line, causing an explosion that engulfed the building in flames.
A fire overnight at an oil refinery in southwest suburban Lemont could affect prices at the pump in Chicago.
A fire that killed a baby and a woman in Englewood on Tuesday appeared to be an accident, based on a preliminary investigation. according to the Fire Department.
An 11-month-old girl and a 49-year-old woman were killed Tuesday, when an extra-alarm fire damaged three homes in Englewood.
Fire Department officials said a blaze that led to the partial collapse of an apartment building in Park Manor appeared to be the result of arson.
A firefighter and one other person were injured, and several people were forced out of their homes, after damaged three buildings in the Humboldt Park neighborhood overnight.
Three firefighters in Palos Park were recovering Monday morning, after being hurt while battling a house fire overnight.