City Publishes Fire Safety Compliance Information For High-RisesThe Emanuel administration is making important safety information for high-rise buildings available online, after a woman died in a horrific fire last month.
Deadly Lake Shore Drive Fire Raises Doubts About High-Rise Safety A fire this month that killed a woman in a Lake Shore Drive high-rise is drawing renewed attention to the question of the safety of such buildings.
City Urging High-Rise Owners To Make Fire Safety Upgrades NowAfter a 32-year-old woman was killed in a fire at a high-rise apartment building in Lakeview, city officials have been trying to figure out how much progress other high rises are making toward installing updated fire safety systems.
Officials: Open Door Helped Spread Fatal Fire In LakeviewCity officials said Monday that a door left open by a Lakeview couple fleeing a high-rise fire helped spread the deadly blaze and an elevator malfunction slowed firefighters’ ability to get to the fire right away.
1 Dead, 9 Hurt In Extra-Alarm Fire In LakeviewA 32-year-old woman was killed and nine others, including two firefighters, injured early Sunday in a fire at a high-rise apartment building in the Lakeview neighborhood.