CHICAGO (CBS)– Cold temperatures and snow falling are creating dangerous conditions for Chicago area residents.

CBS 2’s Mugo Odigwe reported live from Lincoln Park in the Mobile Weather Lab. She said while light snow is falling, streets are slick.

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Odigwe said with the cold temperatures, fires are also more common.

A fire in the north suburbs may be a cautionary tale in the cold weather Sunday, as the residents think it may have been started by an electric blanket.

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Wilmette Fire

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Firefighters were called just after 11 a.m. Sunday for a fire at a house at 1026 Timber Ln. in Wilmette.

The official cause of the fire was under investigation late Sunday, but with the cold temperatures, the acting Wilmette fire chief advised everyone to be careful.

Sunday night Chicago firefighters responded to a two-story fire at 8432 S. Gilbert around 11:40 p.m.

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Officials said there was a frozen fire hydrant on the corner of Vincennes and Gilbert. There was a partial collapse during the fire.

No injuries were reported.