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A 3-alarm fire was reported in an abandoned building in the 3600 block of South Homan Avenue Monday evening. (Fire Media Affairs)

Three-Alarm Fire Consumes Abandoned SW Side Building

The blaze broke out in an abandoned building in the 3600 block of South Homan Avenue, halting nearby railroad traffic on the Southwest Side, according to Fire Media Affairs.

04/28/2014

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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