Fire Officials: Sparklers Are The Leading Cause Of Fireworks-Related InjuriesWith the fourth of July less than one week away, officials are issuing a friendly reminder to make sure fireworks remain fun and not fatal.
Woman Injured When She Lights Firework, Believing It’s A CandleThree people were injured when a firework was accidentally set off during a gathering Saturday night near north suburban Antioch.
13-Year-Old Boy Struck By Falling Bullet In NW Indiana DiesA 13-year-old boy who was struck by a falling bullet that was likely fired into the air like a firework last weekend has died.
Man Loses Fingers In Fireworks Accident On Northwest SideThe CFD says a man in his 40's lost most of the fingers on one of his hands from shooting off a firecracker in a grocery store parking lot.
Teenage Boy Struck By Bullet Shot Into Air Like Firework In NW IndianaA 13-year-old boy is in critical condition after being struck by a falling bullet that was likely fired into the air like a firework.
Discarded Fireworks Set Garage On Fire In WaucondaDiscarded fireworks in a garbage can set a detached garage of a northwest suburban home on fire Sunday in Wauconda.
4th of July Fireworks Safety ChecklistFireworks are a lot of fun, and many families enjoy setting off these sparkly treats every Fourth of July. Make sure to follow these tips to ensure a safe holiday for you and your family.