Roof Caves In At Portage Park Apartment BuildingThe residents of a Portage Park apartment building were forced out of their homes Monday morning, after the roof caved in while workers were re-shingling the roof.
Fire Destroys Church In West PullmanFirefighters were called to Hyde Park AME Church just after 3 a.m. When they arrived, they saw flames burning though the roof, which later collapsed as fire crews poured water on the burning building.
3 Hospitalized After Partial Ceiling Collapse At NW Side ConcertThree people were hospitalized with minor injuries after parts of a Northwest Side concert venue’s ceiling collapsed during a show early Saturday.
Store Roof Collapses In Extra-Alarm Blaze On South SideFlames and heavy smoke were already shooting through the roof of the Dollar & Up store near the intersection of East 75th Street and South Martin Luther King Drive when crews responded about 12:15 a.m.
Extra-Alarm Blaze Guts Lake Forest MansionThe roof of the house was starting to collapse when the first fire engine arrived within 4-5 minutes of being called.
Roof Of Suburban Burger King Collapses During FireThe manager of the fast-food restaurant at 3441 S. Harlem in Berwyn called 911 a few minutes after 8 a.m. to report smoke coming from the ceiling.
Woman Injured When Roof CollapsesFire officials say the incident occurred in the 1100 block of North Ashland Avenue at a building where construction was underway. The victim was transported to Stroger Hospital.
Extra-Alarm Blaze Destroys Bronzeville Commercial StripFirefighters spent nearly five hours extinguishing the flames of an extra-alarm fire in Bronzeville overnight.
Banquet Hall Roof Collapses During SnowstormPart of the roof of a popular suburban banquet hall collapsed overnight, apparently due to the weight of the heavy snow that fell during Tuesday’s snowstorm.
2 Firefighters Hurt In Auburn Gresham BlazeTwo firefighters were injured early Tuesday when a porch roof collapsed as they were battling an extra-alarm blaze in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.
Roof Collapses At South Suburban Clothing Store A retail employee had a close shave Saturday when the roof of a clothing store fell in, moments after she left the building.
Man Injured In Building Collapse In West PullmanFirefighters rescued a man who was trapped when a building collapsed in the West Pullman neighborhood Monday morning.