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.
No evacuations of Navy Pier were required, but Fire Media said the patrons of the Children’s Museum conducted an orderly voluntary departure, and that facility was temporarily closed to allow ventilation of smoke.
Mary Bruce, 74, died late Tuesday night, three days after she was injured in a house fire that also killed 73-year-old Kathryn Lomec.
Two people were injured when a fire broke out in an apartment building in the South Shore neighborhood Tuesday morning.
One woman is dead and another is in the hospital after a house fire in Oak Lawn.
A woman was found stabbed to death in a building that caught fire Friday afternoon in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood, authorities said.
The fire started in the basement at a high-rise in the 3200 block of North Lake Shore Drive, and was mostly contained there, cutting power to areas near the blaze. Elevators in the building are out of service.
The fire is in the lower-level area of an industrial building at 945 W. 38th St. Firefighters were searching for the source of the fire as of 10:45 a.m.
A passerby saw flames coming from the front window of the home in the 2400 block of South Scoville Avenue a few minutes after 7 a.m. and called 911.
Three firefighters and three others — including two children — were injured in a house fire in the Southwest Side Little Village neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.
Smoke was reported from the one-story building at the True Way of Life Missionary Baptist Church at 7 a.m. The fire was quickly put out, and no one was injured.
A man was critically injured after jumping out of a window during a fire Monday morning on the Near West Side.
Firefighters got creative following a residential fire early Sunday in north suburban Antioch.
Firefighters responded to the blaze about 12:33 a.m. inside a one-story bungalow in the 8300 block of South Maryland Avenue. The fire was struck out about a half hour later.
The 2-11 fire was first reported about 8 p.m. in a two-story building at the corner or Irving Park Road and Central Avenue.
Charges have been filed against a Cicero teenager for allegedly starting a 5 alarm fire that destroyed an abandoned warehouse and a business on 54th Avenue last Tuesday.
The multiple-alarm fire started in the attic of the home in the 38500 block of North Arbor Court about 3:20 p.m.
Firefighters responded to the 2-11 blaze at the three-story building about 3:10 a.m. in the 2600 block of North Lincoln Avenue.