Police said Monday that the drivers of two vehicles were drag racing when they crashed through a fence and slammed into an oil pipeline over the weekend, sparking a fire that killed two people.
A firefighting ability test is not supposed to be easy, firefighters had to save one candidate whose heart stopped during a physical ability test two weeks ago in southwest suburban Indian Head Park.
A Chicago firefighter and the man whose life he saved while fishing in Lake Michigan were reunited Tuesday morning at his Near North Side firehouse.
A Chicago firefighter and his son were ordered held on $75,000 bond each Tuesday after being charged with beating and robbing a man Saturday in the Southwest Side Bridgeport neighborhood.
An autopsy on Monday was inconclusive in determining why a 35-year-old firefighter from Greensboro, N.C., collapsed and died while running the Chicago Marathon.
A firefighter from Greensboro, N.C., collapsed in the South Loop while running the Chicago Marathon on Sunday and died about two hours later.
A Chicago firefighter was injured on Tuesday while battling a fire in the South Chicago neighborhood.
Memorials will be unveiled crafted from World Trade Center girders in several suburbs, including Des Plaines.
A Joliet firefighter was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident on Interstate 80 at the start of the weekend, and he is not expected to recover.
A Chicago paramedic and firefighter will take a ride with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Thursday, in recognition of an act of heroism.
A man who was working a on car early Sunday smelled smoke and rushed inside a burning home where he rescued a 77-year-old woman and her 5-year-old grandson overnight in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.
A long-time Glen Ellyn firefighter has been charged with stealing more than $200,000 in department funds.
The Fire Department held a christening ceremony today in Burnham harbor, naming its new $8.5 million fire boat in honor of a firefighter who died last year.
Two people, including a Chicago firefighter, were hurt when a home caught fire near the city’s southern border.
A little-known Chicago firefighter will soon take over as alderman of the Northwest Side’s 36th Ward, after an upset victory Tuesday night.
A Calumet City firefighter was injured during a suspicious extra-alarm blaze early Saturday in the south suburb.
A Waukegan firefighter was injured while fighting a blaze that destroyed an unoccupied home on Friday.
A Chicago firefighter and seven people staying at a South Side motel were injured Saturday morning when an extra-alarm blaze gutted the two-story building.
An off-duty Chicago Fire Department paramedic was hurt by ice that fell from a building in downtown Chicago near the Loop.
Chicago firefighters had their hands full overnight, when a building went up in flames on busy Milwaukee Avenue in the Bucktown neighborhood.