Watchdog Report Finds CFD Still Has Problems Measuring Response Times To Emergency Calls“Without transparent reporting, CFD cannot be fully accountable to the public for its response time performance,” an inspector general's report stated.
Chicago Firefighter Michael Pickering Dies Of COVID-19 A Chicago firefighter has died after contracting COVID-19, the fourth such active-duty COVID death in the department.
2 Retired Chicago Firefighters Remember Harrowing Experience Of Working At Ground Zero Right After 9/11Twenty years ago this week, about 100 Chicago firefighters packed up and headed to New York City after the Twin Towers fell in the 9/11 attacks.
Chicago Fire Department Hosts 'CFD Cares' Event In West Pullman For Community Bonding, Safety LessonsThe Chicago Fire Department on Saturday hosted a pop-up event for neighbors at the Engine 115 fire station in West Pullman.
Report Concludes CFD Diver Juan Bucio Drowned During River Rescue As He Struggled To Maintain Air, BuoyancyA Chicago Fire Department diver drowned while on a rescue call on the Chicago River in 2018, caused by a lack of air management and inability to maintain buoyancy in the water.
Chicago Firefighter-EMT Erik Zuma Indicted On Multiple Sex Assault Charges; CBS 2's Dana Kozlov Reported On How He Was Still On Job Despite AllegationsChicago firefighter-EMT Erik Zuma has been indicted on 14 sex assault charges.
'This Is Not 1970,' Mayor Lightfoot Says Of Firefighter-EMT Erik Zuma, Who Is Charged With Sex Assault And Was Kept On The JobWe have reported for the last two nights on a Chicago firefighter-EMT who is still on the job after being charged with sexual assault.
Mayor's Office, Fire Commissioner Say Review Of City Policy On Gender-Based Violence Is Needed, With Firefighter-EMT Accused Of Rape Still On The JobThere was major fallout from city officials Wednesday, amid revelations that a firefighter-EMT is still on the job after being charged with raping a woman he knew.
Chicago Firefighter-EMT Erik Zuma Is Charged With Raping Someone He Knows, But He's Still On The JobA Chicago firefighter stands charged with raping someone he knows – but call 911 for help, and he may still be the one who responds.
No Injuries In Chicago Mid Rise Fire On The Near North SideAuthorities said the fire was in the decking on the roof and that fire did not get inside the building.
Man Dies After Being Underwater For Over 20 Minutes In Jackson Park HarborA man was found underwater in Lake Michigan Wednesday evening offshore from Jackson Park.
Firefighters Extinguish Extra-Alarm Fire In Brighton Park; 15 DisplacedChicago Fire Department officials said flames were coming from the rear porch on the first floor of a two-story home at 3402 S. Western Av., and had spread to a neighboring building.
Chain-Reaction Crash Sends Car Slamming Into Firehouse Door In Portage ParkA crash sent a car careening into a firehouse in the Portage Park neighborhood Saturday night.
Man Rescued From Calumet River At Torrence AvenueThe Fire Department late Wednesday rescued a man from the Calumet River at Torrence Avenue on the city’s Far South Side.
Firefighters Rescue Teen Who Fell Down 40-Foot Shaft In Old TownFirefighters rescued a teen who feel down a 40-foot shaft between two buildings in Old Town early Friday morning.