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Waukegan Firefighter Hurt Battling House Fire

A Waukegan firefighter was injured while fighting a blaze that destroyed an unoccupied home on Friday.


Lake Motel Fire

Firefighter, 7 Residents Hurt In Motel Fire

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.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2011

Ice falling from the Willis Tower smashed into the back of this Honda Accord. (Credit: Patrick O'Brien)

Paramedic Injured By Falling Ice Downtown

An off-duty Chicago Fire Department paramedic was hurt by ice that fell from a building in downtown Chicago near the Loop.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2011

Bucktown Fire

Firefighters Extinguish Building Fire In Bucktown

Chicago firefighters had their hands full overnight, when a building went up in flames on busy Milwaukee Avenue in the Bucktown neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2011

Corey Ankum

Wake Held For Corey Ankum As Fire Investigation Continues

For the second time in just one week, hundreds of firefighters in Chicago are saying goodbye to one of their own. A wake is being held Wednesday for fallen firefighter Corey Ankum.

CBS Chicago–12/29/2010

Corey Ankum

Visitation Set For Firefighter Corey Ankum

Visitation is set for today for fallen Chicago firefighter Corey Ankum, one of two firefighters killed when a roof and wall collapsed at the scene of a fire last week.

CBS Chicago–12/29/2010

Silhouette Of Firefighter. File Photo. (Nate Azark/WBBM)

Gary To Lose 30 Firefighters At Week’s End

30 firefighters are set to be out of a job by the end of this week.


Firefighter Edward Stringer Funeral

Last Respects For Fallen Firefighter

Hundreds of firefighters gathered Tuesday to say their final farewells to the first of two Chicago firefighters killed last week.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2010

Corey Ankum

Fellow Colleagues Remember Fallen Firefighter Killed In Blaze

Two firefighters doing what they loved to do most died today. Their names: Corey Ankum and Edward Stringer.

CBS 2–12/22/2010

Firefighter Corey Ankum Memorial Fund

Firefighter Corey Ankum was killed battling a blaze in the South Shore neighborhood. Ankum, who had been on the job less than two years, is survived by his wife and three children.


Chicago Firetruck, generic sized image

Firefighter Hurt, 11 Displaced In South Side Blaze

A firefighter was injured and 11 people — including three children — were displaced from a Saturday afternoon fire in the South Chicago neighborhood.


Silhouette Of Firefighter. File Photo. (Nate Azark/WBBM)

Firefighter Seriously Hurt Battling Blaze

A firefighter was seriously injured battling a blaze late Friday night.


File Photo Of A Silhouette Of Firefighters (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)

Female Firefighter Fired After Having Sex With Lt.

A west suburban fire department’s only female firefighter was terminated for having sex with a lieutenant on site at the fire station.