Roof Collapse

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.
Storms Flood Streets, Send Bricks Showering From Evanston ChurchA round of heavy spring storms caused serious damage in some areas overnight, including the collapse of a façade at a church in downtown Evanston that left a person injured