With More Fires Often Happening During Winter, Red Cross Urges Proper Space Heater UseThis time of year, we often see an increase in home fires, mostly because of people using alternative heat sources such as space heaters.
CFD Responds To Dozens Of Blazes, More Than The 1968 Chicago RiotsUnder the circumstances, the cause of most of the fires will never be determined.
Looting, Fires Leave Food Deserts Harder Hit Than Ever In ChicagoAccess to food in the city's food desserts is being made that much harder by this past weekend's violent unrest.
Kia Recalls SUVs, Vans; Electrical Problem Can Cause FiresThe recall is another in a series of problems that the South Korean automakers have had with engine fires during the past few years. Past problems have triggered investigations by the U.S. road safety agency.
Red Cross Installs Free Smoke Alarms; Here's How To Get OneThe American Red Cross will give you a smoke alarm and install it for free.
Dumpsters, Garages Set On Fire In Lincoln Park AreaFirefighters battled multiple blazes during a 90-minute arson spree in the Lincoln Park area Monday night.
Red Cross Busy Assisting With Multiple Fires Across ChicagoVolunteers with the Red Cross in the Chicago area have assisted displaced people at more than a dozen fires over the past few days.
Fires In Willowbrook, Westmont After Residents Reported Gasoline SmellIn Westmont, there were nearly a dozen small fires and over 100 reports of gasoline odors caused by a leak into the sewer system.
String Of Arsons In Lakeview Might Have Been Set By ChildrenSeveral garages have been burned in an arson spree dating back to mid-October. The fires have been set along Damen Avenue, Diversey Parkway, Lincoln Avenue, Ashland Avenue, Wellington Avenue, and other streets on the North Side.
Fires Burn, Shots Ring Out In Ferguson After Grand Jury DecisionChaos erupted Monday night in Ferguson, Missouri, as protesters expressed their outrage at a grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager.
Lightning Strikes Spark New Lenox Fires The southwest suburbs weren't spared from Tuesday's stormy weather. Multiple hits in one town kept the fire department busy, reports CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot.