Space Heater

Firefighters work at the scene of an extra-alarm fire in the 5200 block of South Lowe Avenue late Monday night, when the temperature was minus 11. The fire started when a space heater was placed too close to drapes. (Credit: NVP News Video)

Space Heater Sparks Extra-Alarm Fire On South Side

The 2-11 fire was reported about 10:30 p.m. in the 5200 block of South Lowe Avenue.


Lisa Lewis, 48, and Thaddis Provall, 43 (Credit: CBS)

Carbon Monoxide Blamed In Death Of Couple

A man and woman were found dead in bed early Friday, and fire officials say high levels of carbon monoxide were found in the home.


Fire graphic, generic sized image

Space Heater Blamed For Country Club Hills Fire

A faulty space heater left on after owners left their home caused a fire just a few doors away from a south suburban fire station this morning.