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Electrical problem suspected in Batavia fire

An electrical problem caused a small fire at a townhome in Batavia Wednesday morning. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Space heater blamed for Mount Prospect apartment fire

Authorities say a malfunctioning space heater is to blame for a fire Saturday that caused an estimated $ 75,000 damage to a Mount Prospect apartment building. The fire was brought under control in about 15 minutes and no one was injured, officials said. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Fire damages home in North Aurora

Nobody was injured in a house fire Wednesday evening in North Aurora, fire officials said. North Aurora firefighters were called just after 5 p.m. to the single-family, two-story home in the 3000 block of Carlisle Lane, North Aurora Captain Adam Miller said. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Cary apartment building fire cause unknown

The cause of a weekend fire at a Cary apartment building remains unknown, fire officials said Tuesday. It took firefighters about an hour to get the blaze under control in the early hours of Saturday. The fire spread to the first and second floors of the three-story complex at 342 Crystal St. “We believe it […]

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Attic fire damages Lombard home

An attic fire caused more than $ 50,000 in damage to a Lombard home Monday afternoon, officials said Tuesday. Firefighters responded to a report of a residential structure fire on the 500 block of South Lodge Lane around 1 p.m., according to a news release. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Grandma Sally’s in Naperville up for sale 6 months after fire

A long-standing pancake house in Naperville that was hit by a fire in July now is up for sale. Grandma Sally’s Family Restaurant, a waffle and pancake house at 450 E. Ogden Ave., is on the market for $ 1 million. “They made a decision that they’ve been opened up there for 30-plus years and […]

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Officials: Fire displaces 16; building had no working smoke alarms

At least 16 residents of a Cary apartment building are without a home after a fire on Saturday morning, but officials say they are lucky everyone got out unharmed. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Rolling Meadows adds fire marshal position

Rolling Meadows on Tuesday created a new position of fire marshal, but officials said it would not cost the city any additional money. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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St. Charles police, fire, city offices having telephone issues

The St. Charles police department, fire department and city offices are currently having telephone issues and are not able to receive incoming calls, officials said in a Tuesday night news release. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Older buildings in Glen Ellyn may lead to stricter fire code

The Glen Ellyn village board discussed Monday the possibility of placing stricter fire alarm system requirements on some buildings in downtown Glen Ellyn. The board and other village officials talked about a potential amendment to the fire code that would require certain buildings in the downtown area to have an automatic fire alarm system. Full […]

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Victim identified in St. Charles fire

Authorities are still investigating the cause and origin of St. Charles apartment fire that killed a 60-year-old man Sunday morning. David Hawksley, who had lung cancer and used a wheelchair, died in the blaze but his cause of death is still under investigation, according to the Kane County coroner’s office. Full News here – DailyHerald.com […]

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Villa Park man injured, cats killed in garage fire

A Villa Park man was injured and at least three cats killed Sunday night as the man attempted to extinguish a fire in his garage in the 1100 block of North Yale Avenue. Villa Park Fire Chief Ronald Rakosnik said his crews responded to the fire at about 10:40 p.m. Sunday to find the three-car […]

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Man found dead after South Side house fire

Man found dead after South Side house fire The man was found dead in a home in the 9100 block of South Crandon Avenue after emergency crews were called to the scene about 1:30 p.m., Chicago police spokeswoman Officer Bari Lemmon and Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Fire damages Naperville home

A fire extensively damaged a Naperville home Wednesday afternoon, but nobody was injured, fire officials say. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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8 Rescued From Intense Norridge House Fire

8 Rescued From Intense Norridge House Fire Cold temperatures hampered efforts to put out a massive house fire on the 7900 block of West Gunnison Street in Norridge on Wednesday morning. (Published Wednesday, Jan 7, 2015). Wednesday, Jan 7, 2015 • Updated at 2:23 PM CST. Firefighters on … Full News here – Read more on […]

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