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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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Geneva ready to order new $506K fire truck

Geneva is ready to spend $ 506,022 on a new fire engine pumper, to replace one that is 30 years old. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Chicago Fire vs. New York Red Bulls | MLS Match Preview

Chicago Fire vs. New York Red Bulls | MLS Match Preview The Chicago Fire and New York Red Bulls meet for third time this season in a key Eastern Conference matchup on Sunday evening at Toyota Park. The Fire are four points out of the final playoff position in the division, after reaching a second […]

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Fire leaves car a total loss

A car fire in a parking lot caught the attention of a Wildwood apartment building’s residents when someone pulled the lobby fire alarm, leading to the building’s evacuation. The vehicle fire, reported to authorities about 8 p.m. Thursday, didn’t extend to the three-story Savanna Ridge apartments building at 18400 Belvidere Road. Full News here – […]

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Fire causes $150,000 damage to Wheaton house

Firefighters are still probing the cause of a Wednesday night blaze that caused roughly $ 150,000 damage to a two-story house on the 1400 block of Avery Avenue in Wheaton. No injuries were reported, but officials said the house is uninhabitable. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Candle apparently sparks Naperville-area house fire

No injuries were reported Tuesday in a Naperville-area house fire that authorities said may have been sparked by a candle left burning in the kitchen. Firefighters said they responded at 9:17 a.m. to the fire in an unincorporated area of Will County along Windjammer Lane and arrived to find smoke coming from the open front […]

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While waiting for Jermaine Jones, Fire ties Crew

Whether or not Jermaine Jones joins the Fire, they need help to turn their season around. That fact was clear even before the 1-1 draw with the Columbus Crew on Saturday night at Toyota Park. “If you go into the game tonight, sort of déjà vu. We’ve all sat here before and said the same […]

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Razvan Cocis makes MLS debut with Fire

Perhaps the most exciting thing to happen on the field at Toyota Park on Wednesday night was a routine substitution in the 62nd minute. What made that substitution notable, however, was that it marked the MLS debut of midfielder Razvan Cocis, who earned his first competitive appearance with the Fire after subbing in against Tottenham. […]

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Jermaine Jones rumors heat up as Fire tie

Jermaine Jones might not fill the Fire’s biggest need. He’s a midfielder, and that’s one position in which the Fire have depth and ­options. But Jones would undoubtedly be a big-ticket acquisition and it looks as if he has a chance to come to the Fire, who played to a scoreless draw against the Vancouver […]

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Hoffman Estates fire lieutenant charged with battery

A Hoffman Estates fire lieutenant is scheduled to return to court Friday, Aug. 1, on a misdemeanor charge of battery, stemming from an allegation he pushed and punched a Bartlett man last month during a traffic altercation in Hoffman Estates. Anthony M. Butler, 47, of the 700 block of Lancaster Lane in Geneva was charged […]

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