One firefighter was hurt from a fall and was taken to Rush University Medical Center, Lyle said. The second firefighter’s specific injuries or hospital information were not known.
Chaos erupted at a Northwest Side hospital overnight, when dozens of firefighters rushed to extinguish an extra-alarm fire at Presence Resurrection Medical Center.
Workers told firefighters the blaze started by accident around 9:15 p.m. inside a mechanic shop at 148th Street and Loomis Avenue. The workers tried to put it out themselves, but the flames continued to get bigger and bigger.
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.
Three firefighters in Palos Park were recovering Monday morning, after being hurt while battling a house fire overnight.
Crews were called to the fire in a three-story brick building in the 4400 block of North Wolcott Avenue shortly before 11 p.m.
Two firefighters were hospitalized after responding to a house fire on the South Side early Tuesday.
Three firefighters were injured while battling a blaze in a southwest suburban home Tuesday morning.
Two firefighters were injured while battling a two-alarm fire and four people were displaced in the South Side South Chicago neighborhood early Sunday.
Two firefighters were injured while battling an attic fire in the South Side Calumet Heights neighborhood Monday evening.
Two firefighters were injured Tuesday fighting a blaze in the Hamilton Park neighborhood as high temperatures and humidity caused uncomfortable conditions for responding firefighters.
Two firefighters were injured during a fire on the West Side Saturday morning.
JOLIET, Ill. (STMW) – An 80-year-old man came home from church and found his house engulfed in flames near Joliet Sunday morning. Two firefighters were injured in the blaze and as many as three dogs […]
Two Lisle firefighters were slightly hurt when they came into contact with an electrical source while putting out a house fire.