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The fire could be seen through the top floor of the building in the 1300 block of West Cullerton Street. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Firefighter Injured In Extra-Alarm Blaze In Pilsen

The fire at the vacant building in the 1300 block of West Cullerton Street was first reported about 3 a.m. and was upgraded to a two-alarm blaze 20 minutes later.


Crews battle a fire at a vacant home in south suburban Harvey Tuesday night. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Neighbors Displaced After Fire At Vacant House In Harvey

Authorities were called shortly after 10 p.m. to a structure fire at a home in the 15300 block of South Loomis Avenue. The house was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. The adjacent homes were evacuated as heavy smoke spread from the fire, although flames were contained to the house where the fire started.


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Body Found After Fire In Vacant Gary Building

Firefighters discovered the body in the doorway of the vacant building in the 1800 block of Pennsylvania Street in Gary as they were extinguishing the blaze a few minutes after midnight.


A church in Gary, Ind., was destroyed by an extra-alarm fire overnight. (Credit: CBS)

Vacant Hotel Fire In Gary Ruled Arson

City officials are still waiting for all utilities to be cut off at the site, at 32 W. 8th St., before they move forward with an emergency demolition.


A man was killed when he crashed his BMW into a vacant home in the Chatham neighborhood on June 13, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Motorist Dead After Crashing Into Chatham Home

According to witnesses, a white BMW was traveling at a high rate of speed while turning west onto 87th Street from Indiana Avenue, when the driver lost control, and struck a home at 77 E. 87th St. about 5:15 a.m.



Woman’s Found Stabbed To Death In Vacant Building

Denise Warfield, 47, was found just before 4:30 p.m. Saturday in a building in the 7200 block of South Ashland Avenue, authorities said.



Man Found Murdered In Vacant Far South Side Building

Police found the body of decomposed man in an apparent drug den Saturday night on the Far South Side.


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Firefighters Battle South Side Blaze

Firefighters battled a blaze Sunday afternoon at a South Side building thought to be vacant.