Fire

The scene of the fire in East Garfield Park on March 8. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

East Garfield Park Woman’s Fire Death Ruled A Homicide

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.

03/24/2015

An early morning fire broke out at a West Town commercial building on Monday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Two Firefighters Injured Battling West Town Blaze

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.

03/23/2015

Firefighters respond to the scene of an extra-alarm warehouse fire at 40th and Pulaski. (Chicago Fire Media/Twitter)

Fire Extinguisher Plant Becomes Scene Of Extra-Alarm Blaze

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.

03/19/2015

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Girl, 3, Alerts Mother To Home Fire

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.

03/18/2015

Crews battle a fire at a vacant home in south suburban Harvey Tuesday night. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Neighbors Displaced After Fire At Vacant House In Harvey

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.

03/18/2015

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Sky Lantern Might Have Started Evanston Grass Fire

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.

03/18/2015

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Man Killed, Woman Injured In Antioch House Fire

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.

03/15/2015

The fire damaged the rectory attached the Notre Dame Catholic Church. (Credit: CBS)

Rectory Of Near West Side Church Damaged After Fire

Chicago firefighters were on the scene of a 150-year-old church on the Near West Side after reports of a fire Sunday morning.

03/15/2015

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Elderly Man Killed In Near West Side High-Rise Fire

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.

03/15/2015

A mayoral candidate's campaign office was gutted in a Friday fire. (CBS)

Fire Scorches Campaign Office Of Mayoral Candidate In Harvey

A federal official says the blaze appears suspicious. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.

03/13/2015

Arnulfo and Yabira Garcia (Credit: giveforward.com)

School Raising Money For Janitor Back To Work A Day After Fire Burned Home

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.

03/12/2015

A fire displaced a dozen people from this Englewood home early Wednesday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

12 Displaced By Englewood Fire

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.

03/11/2015

Two people were critically hurt in the fire in the 300 block of South Albany. (Credit: CBS)

Two Critically Injured In East Garfield Park Fire

Two people have been critically hurt in a fire early Sunday morning in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.

03/08/2015

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Elderly Woman, Man In Critical After East Garfield Park Fire

(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 […]

03/08/2015

The owner of this house that went up in flames March 4 says firefighters told her earlier that everything was OK. (CBS)

Displaced Chicagoan: Firefighters Said My House Was OK, Before It Burned Down

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.

03/06/2015

Crews battle an extra-alarm fire in West Englewood. One firefighter was injured, and more than dozen residents were displaced from their homes.

Fire Damages Three Homes In West Englewood

An early morning fire in West Englewood spread to three homes before firefighters put out the flames.

03/05/2015

Firefighters battle a blaze at a Rolling Meadows apartment building. (Credit: Sanja Danilovski)

At Least One Dead In Rolling Meadows Apartment Building Fire

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.

03/04/2015

Firefighters responded to a fire in a condominium on the 87th floor of the John Hancock Center on Thursday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

No Injuries In Condo Fire At Hancock Center

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.

02/27/2015

The Carson Pirie Scott store at North Riverside Park Mall reopened on Feb. 26, more than three months after a fire forced it to close. (Credit: North Riverside Park Mall)

Carson’s Reopens At North Riverside Park After November Fire

The store closed November 12th after a fire in a storage area. Manager Robin Adams said smoke damaged everything in the store.

02/26/2015

The scene of a fatal fire on the West Side late Tuesday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Found Dead After Fire In Austin

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.

02/25/2015

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