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No one injured in fire at five-story Aurora office building

Aurora fire crews battled a blaze at a five-story office building in the city’s downtown Sunday morning. No one was injured in the fire, according to the Aurora Fire Department. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Fire blows another late lead on its bad turf

Like it has been all season, the Toyota Park playing surface was poor Saturday night. To keep pace, the Fire also did a couple of things they’ve been known to do this year. Lovel Palmer scored in the 11th minute but Dwayne De Rosario equalized in the 89th, and the Fire tied Toronto FC 1-1 […]

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Aurora house fire does $30,000 damage

A fire Friday at a single-family home in Aurora did an estimated $ 30,000 damage, the Aurora Fire Department said in a news release. There were no reported injuries to firefighters or occupants. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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A trying trial by fire for Cubs’ kids as losing streak hits seven

PITTSBURGH — They can only dream of what meaningful big-league baseball in the fall will feel like in their dugout. But some of the Cubs’ kids being counted on to deliver the next generation of fall thrills at Wrigley Field at least got an up-close look at a pennant race shoved in their face Friday […]

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Caption Lake Michigan boat fire

Caption Lake Michigan boat fire As the smoke worsened, a Chicago Police Marine Unit boat arrived, Fox said. “The cop boat got there right in time and they pulled him off,” Fox said. Shortly after the man was rescued, the boat burst into flames, Fox said. It took about five minutes … Full News here […]

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Fire department concludes probe of blaze that killed four children; exact cause remains unclear

The Chicago Fire Department has concluded its investigation into an extra-alarm fire in the Roseland neighborhood that claimed the lives of four children early Monday, a spokesman said. That leaves the matter in the hands of the Chicago Police Department, where officials said they are still looking into the blaze that fatally trapped the siblings, […]

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Fire leaves four children dead, two adults critical

City building records show that the apartment building has failed several inspections in last nine years, including its most recent one on June 9. Missing smoke and carbon monoxide detectors were among the inspectors’ many complaints. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Fire engulfs former Lake County forest district HQ

Two days before it was scheduled to be demolished, the Lake County Forest Preserve District’s former headquarters in Libertyville was engulfed in flames Thursday afternoon. “It was supposed to happen anyway,” said Libertyville Fire Chief Rich Carani. “It just happened a little bit earlier.” Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Fire guts home, damages apartment building in Oak Park

Firefighters were working to extinguish a three-alarm blaze Wednesday morning that started in a house being renovated in near-west suburban Oak Park. The fire started about 5 a.m. in the 500 block of North Humphrey Avenue, according to an Oak Park firefighter. No injuries had been reported as of 8:15 a.m. Crews were still on […]

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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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