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Crash with Injuries Dundee Road West of Arlington Heights Road, Buffalo Grove

Buffalo Grove police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:56 AM Friday to a report of crash with injuries at Dundee Road and Arlington Heights Road Buffalo Grove, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a crash with injuries occurred on Dundee Road west of Arlington Heights Road. Report of one person injured in a two-vehicle […]

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Stalled Freight Train at Metra Train Station Reveals a Common, Highly Toxic Hazardous Material in White Tanker Car

A stalled freight train Wednesday afternoon in downtown Arlington Heights revealed a surprising discovery — a hazmat placard for a common industrial chemical, but highly toxic chemical that is also classified as a potential chemical weapon. Wednesday a freight train stalled just after noon, which gave the opportunity to take a look at what kind […]

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Fire at Hotel Bollero Building Under Renovation on East Northwest Highway Near Route 53, Palatine

Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 5:17 AM Thursday to an activated fire alarm at the former Hotel Bollero, 920 East Northwest Highway Palatine, IL. Police were first on the scene about 9:20 a.m. reported nothing showing from the outside. Firefighters from Quint 83’s crew reported heavy black smoke on the first floor north side […]

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Rollover Crash on the Metra Tracks at Deerfield Rd and Commerce Parkway, Buffalo Grove

Buffalo Grove police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:10 PM Wednesday to a rollover crash Deerfield Road and Commerce Parkway Buffalo Grove, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that of a crash with entrapment. Firefighters on the scene reported the vehicle was rolled over and resting on the Metra tracks. One or all occupants were […]

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Stafford Township Police (New Jersey) Dashcam Video of House Explosion from Gas

Dashcam video shows a natural gas explosion that leveled a house that was unoccupied at the time. But 15 people, including firefighters and gas company workers, were injured from the explosion near the New Jersey shore. A utility crew was working to repair a gas main leak near Oak Avenue and U.S. Route 9 in […]

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Crash with Injuries at Quentin Rd and Arlingdale Dr, Rolling Meadows

Rolling Meadows police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 5:39 PM Saturday to a report of crash with injuries at Quentin Road and Pinedale Rolling Meadows, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of a crash with a car rolled over into a snow bank. Rescuers also received a report that one person was lying next to […]

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Why Is this House Fire Still Burning? Was Hoarding Cause of High Content Load on Kaspar Avenue?

VIDEO: Frozen, but still burning ruins, following the night a resident lost his home to house fire that consumed contents and the fame of most of a two-story home on North Kaspar Avenue. As late as 8:30 p.m. Friday, Arlington Heights firefighters were working to extinguish hot spots in a destroyed house at 812 North […]

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House Fire Discovered Just Before Midnight on North Kaspar Ave Near Elm St Destroys House, Arlington Heights

VIDEO: Fireground scene at destructive house fire on North Kaspar Avenue between Northwest Highway and Elm Street in sub-zero temperatures. Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:46 PM Thursday to a report of a house fire in the block of 800 North Kaspar Avenue Arlington Heights, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that […]

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Forgetting to Open the Flue Damper for a Fire in the Fireplace Causes Smoke to Backup into Houses on Hi-Lusi Ave in Mt Prospect and Downing Rd in Buffalo Grove

Probably a lot more people are using their fireplaces for a little extra heat today. That means a greater chance that a number of people might forget to open their fireplace flue damper. Firefighters in Mount Prospect were called to an address on Hi-Lusi Avenue and firefighters in Buffalo Grove were called to an address […]

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Townhouse Fire on Magnolia Court East Near Satinwood Terrace and Buffalo Grove Rd, Buffalo Grove

Buffalo Grove police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:15 PM Thursday to a townhouse fire at 2326 Magnolia Court East Buffalo Grove, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that smoke was showing from a 4-unit townhouse. Police were first on the scene and reported smoke showing from the vents, and reported the smell of burning […]

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Car Fire at Cook County Circuit Court Parking Garage on Euclid Ave at Wilke Rd, Rolling Meadows

Rolling Meadows police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:22 AM Thursday to a report of a car fire with an explosion at the Rolling Meadows Cook County Circuit Courthouse, 2121 West Euclid Avenue Rolling Meadows, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a car was on fire on the top level of the Rolling Meadows […]

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Fire at Ballard Health Care Rehabilitation on Ballard Rd Near Dee Rd, Des Plaines — Extra Alarm for Ambulances

North Maine firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:09 AM Thursday to a a report of a fire at Ballard Health Care and Rehabilitation, 9300 Ballard Road Des Plaines, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics initially responded to an activated fire alarm at 8:09 a.m. and then received a report that a fire was burning in a second floor nursing […]

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