NEWS articles

Firefighters rescue man, dog

Emergency crews were called to a fire in a four-story apartment building in the 1600 block of North Humboldt Avenue around 6:45 a.m. One resident suffered smoke inhalation.

over 7 years ago | Shannon McGee

Woman jumps from South Side apartment to escape flames

Firefighters rescued two victims trapped by the fire. The blaze injured three people, two of them critically. The fire's cause is under investigation.

over 7 years ago | Kwame Shorter

Woman seriously injured in Humboldt Park blaze

It's unclear how much damage the flames did to the building, and whether the home had working smoke detectors, the Fire Department says. The fire's cause is under investigation.

over 7 years ago | Andrew Dunn

Rogers Park fire injures one

Firefighters responded to the a call at 6708 North Sheridan at 7:30 a.m. The blaze started in a ninth-floor apartment and forced emergency workers to evacuate some residents.

over 7 years ago | Kwame Shorter

West Side fire injures two

Firefighters rescued two people calling for help from the second-story windows of a burning three-flat. One of those injured was a police officer.

over 7 years ago | Kwame Shorter

Zinc warehouse goes up in flames

A South Side zinc factory burned for more than two hours early Monday morning, requiring a hazardous materials team and more than 100 firefighters before it was brought under control.

over 7 years ago | Kwame Shorter

Fire leaves building in ruins

The former site of the Chicago Silk Flower company was left with significant damage Friday after a fire that required more than 65 firefighters and more than two hours to extinguish.

over 7 years ago | Andrew Dunn

Fire hydrant law prompts debate over enforcement

Owners of junk and recycling facilities could have their licenses suspended if they deal in parts from fire hydrants. Theft of hydrant parts is a safety problem, some officials say.

over 7 years ago | Jennifer Slosar

Portage Park fire displaces two

over 7 years ago | Aisha Qidwae

Edgewater apartments severely damaged in fire

Firefighters arrived to find the front porches of the complex completely burned. More than a dozen residents were forced from their homes.

almost 8 years ago | Jennifer Slosar

Firefighter hospitalized after blaze

Slipped on ice battling attic fire

almost 8 years ago | Ashley Mouldon

Firefighter injured in N. Side blaze

Transported to hospital in unknown condition

almost 8 years ago | Geoff Dougherty

Fire damages two Brighton Park homes

One man injured

almost 8 years ago | Aisha Qidwae

Family of seven displaced by fire

No injuries reported

almost 8 years ago | Carrie Topolinski

Fire guts Lincoln Square building

Western Avenue closed during 2-alarm blaze

almost 8 years ago | Geoff Dougherty