Larry Matkaitis

Zoe, a 3-year-old yellow Labrador Retriever, is the newest arson dog at the Illinois State Fire Marhsal's office. (Credit: ArsonDog.org)

State’s Newest Fire Investigator Has A Real Nose For The Job

Zoe, a 3-year-old yellow Labrador retriever, has worked 26 fire scenes since starting the job in May.

09/18/2013

An indoor sprinkler during a fire drill. (CBS)

Town Hall Meetings To Debate High-Rise Sprinklers Mandate

Fire sprinklers save lives, but they could cost building owners millions and millions of dollars. A proposal to require them in all high rises in Illinois has lots of people talking.

07/30/2013

Ambulance

Training Program Educates First Responders On People With Autism

Illinois firefighters and paramedics may soon know how to better help autistic people during emergencies.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2012