Robert Hoff

Chicago Fire Commissioner Bob Hoff (Credit: CBS)

Former Fire Commissioner Hoff Takes Position In Western Suburbs

Recently-departed Chicago Fire Commissioner Robert Hoff has a new job in west suburban Carol Stream.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2012

Emanuel Fire Commissioner Announcement

Santiago Takes Over As Fire Chief After Hoff’s Sudden Retirement

There was a changing of the guard at the Chicago Fire Department on Thursday, after Fire Commissioner Robert Hoff abruptly resigned and fellow 30-year veteran firefighter Jose Santiago took the reins of the department.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2012

Chicago Fire Commissioner Bob Hoff (Credit: CBS)

Fire Commissioner Stepping Down

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is losing his first major cabinet member. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine has learned that Fire Commissioner Robert Hoff is retiring.

CBS 2–02/15/2012

A building at 79th and Halsted streets collapsed on Tuesday. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM Newsradio)

Gresham Building To Be Torn Down After Partial Collapse Hurts 4

A landmark building in the Gresham neighborhood was being torn down Tuesday night, after part of the building collapsed earlier in the day, injuring four people.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2012

Corey Ankum Funeral

UPDATE: Funeral Service Held For Firefighter Ankum

Hundreds of colleagues and friends pay tribute to the husband and father, who perished along with a peer during a Dec. 22 fire.


Chicago Firetruck, generic sized image

Fire Commissioner Says No Way To Cutting Fire Crews

Aldermen back him up in slamming Inspector General’s report on possible budget cuts.

WBBM Newsradio–10/27/2010