CFD Honors 50th Anniversary Of Fatal Mickelberry Plant ExplosionOn Feb. 7, 1968, more than 300 firefighters were called to the Mickelberry Food Products Company at 50th and Halsted.
Owner Of Building Where Firefighters Died Gets 6 Months For ContemptThe owner of a building where two firefighters died in an extra-alarm blaze in 2010 has pleaded guilty to contempt charges for failing to make court-ordered repairs to the building, and he has been sentenced to six months in jail.
Comfort Dogs Go To Arizona To Help Wildfire VictimsComfort Dogs from Lutheran Church Charities in Addison have gone to Prescott Valley, Ariz., as the community mourns the deaths of 19 firefighters in a wildfire.
Owners Of Building Where Firefighters Died Charged With Criminal ContemptThe owners of the South Side laundry where two Chicago firefighters died a year ago, are now facing criminal charges.
UPDATE: Troubled History At Building Where Firefighters DiedCity officials say there was a litany of code violations at the vacant 75th Street property, where a wall collapse killed two firefighters earlier this week.