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Woman Severely Burned at Circle K Shell Gas Station at McHenry Rd and Lake Cook Rd, Buffalo Grove

Buffalo Grove police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 4:15 PM Friday to a report that a person was on fire at the Circle K gas station, 50 West Lake Cook Road Buffalo Grove, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a person was on fire from a gasoline fire near “the gas tank at the […]

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Firefighters Fight Fuel-Fed Car Fire at Campbell St and Ridge Ave, Arlington Heights

A stubborn gasoline-fed fire totaled a Chevy Monte Carlo Monday morning at Campbell Street and Ridge Avenue. Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:47 PM Monday to a car fire at Campbell Street and Ridge Avenue. A fire officer driving by discovered a Chevrolet Monte Carlo stopped and smoking on eastbound Campbell Street at […]

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News Flash: Gasoline and Vapors Are Highly Flammable and Mix with Air

Gasoline vapor, which is heavier than air, also rapidly mixes and spreads with air. Unrestrained vapors of gasoline are quickly flammable. Many accidents involving gasoline occur when gasoline is used to light bonfires. The gasoline vaporizes quickly after being poured and mixes with the surrounding air. As in the video above, when ignition is attempted, […]

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CHICAGOLAND RADAR

RSS Cardinal Weather Center

  • Current Conditions : 84.2F, Clear - 4:20 PM CDT May. 6
    Temperature: 84.2°F | Humidity: 31% | Pressure: 29.83in ( Falling) | Conditions: Clear | Wind Direction: South | Wind Speed: 2.2mph
  • Saturday as of May. 6 3:10 PM CDT
    Saturday - Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s inland...but only in the upper 50s near the lake. North winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
  • Tonight as of May. 6 3:10 PM CDT
    Tonight - Mostly clear in the evening...then partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows around 60. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Saturday Night as of May. 6 3:10 PM CDT
    Saturday Night - Partly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows in the mid 40s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph in the evening shifting to the west after midnight.

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