Ford Heights Firefighter Trainee Charged With ArsonA firefighter trainee with the Ford Heights fire department accused of setting at least three fires in the south suburb has been ordered held on a $20,000 bond.
Orland Park Firefighter Killed In I-57 CrashWesley Peak, 36, was driving nort on I-57 when he was involved in a single vehicle traffic crash, officials said.
Downtown Fire Destroys Evanston Businesses, Injures FirefighterOne Evanston firefighter suffered an ankle injury while battling the blaze, and was taken to Evanston Hospital.
Blue Island Firefighter Files Lawsuit Against CityA part-time Blue Island firefighter is suing the city, contending that it withdrew an offer to him for a full-time job without justification.
Former Sun-Times Photographer Returns To True Calling: Firefighting“I am a fireman who takes pictures,” said Scott Stewart, who worked for the Chicago Sun-Times for 28 years before management laid off nearly the entire photography staff four months ago.
Despondent Firefighter May Have Been Seeking 'Suicide By Cop' DeathA man was critically wounded in a police-involved shooting on the Far South Side on Thursday afternoon.
Remains Of Firefighter Killed In Arizona Arrive In Chicago AreaFirefighters from Illinois were constant and beyond the runway of Waukegan Regional Airport as the honor guard returned the ashes of 23-year old Anthony Rose, one of 19 firefighters who died trying to fight a wildfire near Prescott, Arizona on June 30.
Firefighter Among Five Hurt In Southwest Side Fire A firefighter was among five people injured when a three-alarm blaze erupted at a South Lawndale apartment building Monday afternoon on the Southwest Side.
Man Dies In West Side House FireThe fire broke out in the one-and–a-half story home in the 4100 block of West Gladys Avenue in the West Garfield Park neighborhood about 4 a.m.
Chicago Firefighter Dies In Motorcycle Crash DownstateA Chicago firefighter and paramedic was killed in a motorcycle crash near Springfield on Thursday.
Deadly Texas Blast Claims Life Of Former Chicago-Area ResidentEarlier this week it was confirmed that Kevin Sanders, a 33-year-old paramedic and firefighter, was among the dead. The blast in West, Texas last week injured hundreds.
Prosecutors: Firefighter Was On Medication, Speeding In Fatal CrashA ranking Orland Fire Protection District and Crestwood firefighter took prescription pain medication, weaved between lanes and drove 25 mph above the speed limit before causing a crash Friday that killed a 25-year-old west suburban Downers Grove woman, prosecutors said.