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.
Firefighters responded to the blaze about 7:30 p.m. at Lincolnwood Place, a six-story retirement home at 7000 N. McCormick Blvd.
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 at a home in the South Side Washington Heights neighborhood early Sunday.
The bitter cold made for a challenging night for firefighters in north suburban Winnetka, as they spent hours battling a large house fire.
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.
Firefighters found a man dead inside a townhome in the Fulton River District, while responding to a fire late Wednesday morning.
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.
Four people died of apparent gunshot wounds before a fire engulfed their home in Oak Lawn on Wednesday.
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.
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 responding to a fire in the South Chicago neighborhood on Friday found a man dead inside the home.
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.
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 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.
No one was hurt in a four-alarm fire at a tire shop Saturday night in west suburban Northlake.
One person was injured Saturday morning after a fire broke out in a northwest suburban Park Ridge home.
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.
Another child and an adult were injured, fire officials said.
The victim was a 60-year-old man extricated from the basement, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.