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Extra-alarm fire guts building in Englewood

Extra-alarm fire guts building in Englewood Chicago firefighters spent most of the night battling an extra-alarm blaze in the Englewood neighborhood that started in the basement of a commercial building and burst through the roof of the third floor. No injuries were reported in the fire, which … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Elgin resident arrested after apartment fire

An Elgin resident was arrested Friday night for starting a fire in his apartment at 85 S. Crystal Ave., according to a fire department news release. The fire, which started in a bedroom, was out within minutes. Fire investigators determined the tenant had started the blaze, according to the news release, and the tenant was […]

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Arcade Fire Cover Bo Diddley in Chicago and Toronto

Arcade Fire Cover Bo Diddley in Chicago and Toronto During the band's first show at Chicago's United Center on August 26th, Arcade Fire busted out a performance of "Who Do You Love?" by Bo Diddley, since the rock pioneer was based out of the Windy City. Then, at their August 29th concert at Toronto's … Full […]

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Elgin council changes fire, police board makeup

The hiring of police officers and firefighters in Elgin now will be in the hands of three residents plus the police and fire chiefs. The Elgin City Council voted Wednesday to change the makeup of the board of fire and police commissioners, which has traditionally been composed of five residents but has been short two […]

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Explosion, fire at BP refinery in Whiting

Fire broke out about 9 p.m. Wednesday after an explosion at the BP refinery in Whiting, Indiana, fire officials said. BP America spokesman Scott Dean said in a news release early Thursday there was “an operational incident” on a process unit and the fire was extinguished by 10:55 p.m. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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HIGHLIGHTS: Montreal Impact vs Chicago Fire | August 16th, 2014

HIGHLIGHTS: Montreal Impact vs Chicago Fire | August 16th, 2014 – Chicago Video

Montreal break a 7-game losing skid with a 1-0 win over the Chicago Fire at Stade Saputo. Subscribe to our channel for more soccer content: http://www.youtub… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Hawthorn Woods construction trailer fire under investigation

No injuries resulted from a fire that broke out in vacant construction trailers over the weekend in Hawthorn Woods, authorities said. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Lightning sparks Palatine fire, leaves home uninhabitable

Lightning was to blame for a fire Saturday that caused an estimated $ 80,000 damage to a Palatine home Saturday afternoon, leaving the residence uninhabitable, authorities said. No residents or firefighters were injured as a result of the blaze at a two-story home in the 900 block of West Wood Street, according to the Palatine […]

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Fire caused by lightning damages Palatine home

A lightning strike caused a roof fire on a two-story Palatine house Saturday afternoon, authorities said. Three people were inside the home at the time of the strike but were not injured, Palatine Fire Cpt. Jeff Bober said. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Small fire put out quickly at Maine West

A small fire at Maine West High School Thursday morning was extinguished quickly and caused no significant damage, school officials said. Des Plaines firefighters responded to the school, 1755 S. Wolf Road, after 10 a.m. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Fire breaks out in Northrop Grumman electrical vault room

A reported fire and explosion late Tuesday afternoon casued an estimated $ 200,000 in damage at Northrop Grumman in Rolling Meadows. The fire was contained to an electrical vault room on the first floor of the building on 600 Hicks Road in Rolling Meadows, according to Rolling Meadows Fire Department Battalion Chief Jeff Moxley. Full […]

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Minor damage in roof fire at Oak Brook office building

Roofers using a propane torch on tar sparked a small fire Saturday morning at a 15-story Oak Brook office building, authorities said. The blaze, contained to the roof, damaged some construction materials, Oak Brook Battalion Chief Tom Stanfa said. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Fire damages Gurnee donut shop, neighboring retailer in strip mall

A fire gutted a Gurnee donut shop and caused smoke damage to a neighboring storefront in a strip mall on Grand Avenue Saturday, authorities said. The blaze left Gurnee Donuts with an estimated $ 100,000 in damage, Gurnee Lt. Heath Graham said. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Two promoted within Elgin Fire Department

Elgin Fire Department Capt. Dan Rink and Lt. Dave Gartrell were promoted to those ranks in a ceremony held Friday in Elgin. “Both men have high moral character,” Elgin Assistant Fire Chief Tim Maroder said. “They’re exactly the type of people that we look to promote, that we look to be our leaders.” Full News […]

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Fire causes $100,000 damage to Schaumburg duplex

Fire caused an estimated $ 100,000 damage to a duplex unit in Schaumburg on Wednesday. Firefighters arrived about 12:10 p.m. to find smoke coming from the roof soffits and vents. No injuries were report. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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