One Injured In Partial Building Collapse In West Garfield ParkThe front wall, and parts of the top two floors of a three-story building collapsed Thursday morning at the corner of 5th Avenue and Pulaski Road.
Water Treatment Plant Explosion Caused By Blowtorch That Ignited MethaneCrews using a blowtorch in a building that had filled with methane gas set off an explosion at a Far South Side water treatment plant on Thursday, bringing the roof down, trapping two workers and injuring a total of 10, according to Fire Department officials.
Ten Workers Injured In Explosion At Far South Side Water Plant; Two Trapped Workers RescuedThree people were trapped after an explosion and collapse at a water treatment facility on the Far South Side.
Front Of Building Collapses In East PilsenThe building was empty and there were no injuries.
Truck Repair Shop Goes Up In Flames On West SideA truck repair shop collapsed early Monday in the Austin neighborhood, after a fire set off a couple minor explosions.
West Side Factory Building Collapses In FireA factory building collapsed in a fire early Monday on the West Side.
Auto Shop Collapses In Englewood BlazeAccording to the Fire Department, the blaze started when a worker using a cutting torch got too close to a pool of spilled gasoline.
No Injuries In Back Of The Yards Building CollapseFirefighters responded to the building collapse at 4835 S. Ashland Av. came in about 3:15 a.m., according to Fire Media Affairs
Man Dies In Bronzeville Building CollapseFirefighters responded to a partial building collapse at 505 E. Pershing Rd. around 11:40 a.m., and found that a concrete roof had collapsed and taken out a portion of a brick wall in a one-story building, and landed on a worker.
None Injured In Near West Side Building CollapseAuthorities responded about 11:05 p.m. to the roof collapse at the two-story vacant warehouse in the 300 block of North Carpenter Street, according to Chicago Police.
Crews At Scene Of Building Collapse In Little VillageCrews responded to the 3200 block of South Kedzie Avenue about 8 a.m. No one was injured, according to Fire Media Affairs spokesman Will Knight. The building was set to be demolished, Knight said.
Natural Gas Explosion Likely Caused Building CollapseFire investigators have determined a buildup of natural gas at an apartment building in Washington Park likely caused an explosion that leveled the building over the weekend, injuring two women who were inside.
Two Women Rescued From Building CollapseFirefighters swarmed the property at 58th Street and Calumet Avenue around 7 p.m. after reports of an explosion, and they pulled two women from the flattened property.
West Garfield Park Building Partially Collapses In FireFirefighters were waiting for building inspectors to allow them to begin searching the rubble for victims in what’s left of the apartment building near Van Buren Street and Kostner Avenue.
Englewood Home Collapses After FireThe fire at the home in the 6500 block of South Emerald Avenue was extinguished about 3:30 a.m., according to Chicago Fire Department Media Affairs. At 5:30 a.m., CFD Media Affairs said the house had collapsed.