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Firefighters battle an extra-alarm blaze at a warehouse on the West Side on Friday. (Credit: CBS)

Extra-Alarm Fire Guts Northwest Side Warehouse

The roof of the warehouse collapsed during the blaze, and the Fire Department said the structure was a total loss.

01/03/2014

Chicago firefighters battle flames and dense smoke at a warehouse fire in North Lawndale. (Credit: Chicago Fire Dept.)

Firefighters Battle Extra-Alarm Blaze In North Lawndale

The blaze, reported just after noon, is in the basement of a five-story warehouse that used to be a furniture company at 1034 S. Kostner Ave.

09/25/2013

Firefighters use tower ladder trucks to pour water on an extra-alarm fire at a warehouse in Brighton Park. (Credit: CBS)

Extra-Alarm Fire Guts Brighton Park Warehouse

A four-alarm fire destroyed a warehouse in Brighton Park overnight, and firefighters had to return to the scene a second time after extinguishing the blaze, when the fire reignited.

09/12/2013

Joliet firefighters pour water on a fire in a warehouse at the shuttered Joliet Correctional Center on July 25, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Fire Destroys Warehouse At Shuttered Joliet Prison

Joliet firefighters put out a blaze early Thursday at the shuttered Joliet Correctional Center, made famous for being used in the movie “Blues Brothers” and the TV show “Prison Break.”

07/25/2013

Google

Google Moving Chicago HQ To Fulton Market Warehouse

Google Inc. said Thursday it will relocate its Chicago office to the Fulton Market district in the West Loop.

06/21/2013

Richard Amadio (Photo courtesy: chicagoheights.net)

Chicago Heights Alderman Charged With Battery

A Chicago Heights alderman is facing battery charges after allegedly breaking a co-worker’s thumb in February during an argument at a Chicago Heights School District 170 warehouse, police said.

03/28/2013

An extra-alarm fire gutted a warehouse building in Coal City on March 14, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Extra-Alarm Fire Engulfs Warehouse In Coal City

Firefighters spent several hours Thursday working to put out an extra-alarm blaze at a warehouse building in far southwest suburban Grundy County.

03/14/2013

A wrecking crane begins demolition of a vacant warehouse at 3757 S. Ashland Av. on Jan. 25, 2012. The warehouse was gutted by a massive fire just days earlier, and embers of that fire were still burning as demolition began. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Two Weeks Later, Burned Warehouse Still Smoking

CHICAGO (CBS) – Two weeks after a huge warehouse fire broke on the city’s South Side, there is still some smoke coming from the rubble and neighbors are concerned. Firefighters raised a 5-11 alarm, and […]

02/05/2013

A wrecking crane begins demolition of a vacant warehouse at 3757 S. Ashland Av. on Jan. 25, 2012. The warehouse was gutted by a massive fire just days earlier, and embers of that fire were still burning as demolition began. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Massive Warehouse Fire Caused By Open Flame Inside

The Chicago Fire Department has determined the extra-alarm blaze that gutted a Bridgeport warehouse was caused when an open flame in the building ignited combustible material inside.

01/25/2013

Click here to read the entire story...  Firefighters battle an extra-alarm blaze in a vacant warehouse at 3757 S. Ashland Av. on Jan. 22, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Extra-Alarm Fire Engulfs Bridgeport Warehouse

Firefighters were at the scene of an extra-alarm blaze at a large vacant warehouse in the Bridgeport neighborhood Tuesday night.

01/22/2013

A 4-11 alarm was called for the fire in the 2400 block of West 21st Place about 1:45 p.m.  (Credit: CBS)

Extra-Alarm Warehouse Fire Struck Out

Service on the CTA’s Pink Line has been suspended between the 54th/Cermak and Polk stations because of the fire, which is near CTA property between California and Western avenues.

12/29/2012

Firefighters battle an extra-alarm fire Thursday night. (CBS)

Firefighters Extinguish 4-Alarm Blaze At South Side Warehouse

About 170 firefighters were brought in to fight a four-alarm blaze at a South Side warehouse Thursday night.

12/20/2012

One of the dogs rescued from a dog fight in south suburban Dolton. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Police Bust Dolton Dog Fight, 8 Arrested

A call to police from a concerned resident in Dolton led police to a dog fighting ring, and a man wanted for attempted murder.

CBS Chicago–12/06/2012

A worker at this warehouse in Manteno was shot inside the facility on July 25, 2012. The shooter fled the scene, and police believe the gunman is also a worker at the warehouse. (Credit: CBS)

Manteno Warehouse Shooting Suspect’s Car Found On Southwest Side

The car belonging to a man wanted for shooting a co-worker at a warehouse in downstate Manteno has been found in Chicago’s Gage Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2012

Rene Flores, 25, of rural Kankakee, is wanted for shooting a co-worker at a warehouse in Manteno on July 25, 2012. (Credit: Kankakee County Sheriff's Office)

Arrest Warrant Issued In Manteno Warehouse Shooting

An arrest warrant has been issued for the man suspected of shooting a co-worker at a warehouse in far south suburban Manteno.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012

A worker at this warehouse in Manteno was shot inside the facility on July 25, 2012. The shooter fled the scene, and police believe the gunman is also a worker at the warehouse. (Credit: CBS)

1 Hurt In Workplace Shooting In Manteno; Suspect Flees Scene

A man has been shot in downstate Manteno and a suspect is on the run.

07/25/2012

Share Your Soles Foundation

Shoe Charity Operator Scrambling To Find New Warehouse Space

A Chicago area-based charity that puts shoes on bare feet in developing countries is scrambling to find new warehouse space within the next few days.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2012

Fire Vehicle Crash

Car Slams Into Fire Vehicle Headed To Blaze

A car slammed into a fire squad company on the city’s West Side, as the company raced to the scene of a fire 2 1/2 miles away.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2012

CTA Bus (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA: Warehouse Has Millions In Spare Parts To Auction Off

The Chicago Transit Authority took the opportunity of a quiet Presidents’ Day to toot its own horn about savings to come in a massive warehouse.

WBBM Newsradio–02/20/2012

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No Injuries In West Town Roof Collapse

No one was injured Sunday when the roof of a warehouse partially collapsed in the West Town neighborhood on the North Side.

11/27/2011

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