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SkyWatch

Meteorite Piece Found in Michigan by Robert Ward After January 16, 2018 Meteor Sighted in Several States and Boom Heard in Michigan Are Now at Field Museum

40 The Field Museum is now home to one of the freshest and most interesting meteorites, which fell from outer space just a couple of weeks ago. Scientists and graduate students at Chicago’s Field Museum […]

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FIRE BLOG C

Engine Turbine Disc Failure: NTSB Releases Cause of American Airline Flight 383 Jet Engine Fire at O’Hare; Outlines Crew and Passenger Response and Evacuation Failures

112 The NTSB released a probable cause of disc failure for the engine fire that forced an American Airlines jet to abort takeoff at O’Hare in 2016, but the more important lessons learned involved crew […]

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24/7 Fire Rescue!

Explanation: Locomotive Images Look Different from Crash Near Crozet, Virginia; Heritage Unit Was Damaged

418 There were some conflicting images in today’s Amtrak crash with Congress members aboard that could have caused confusion without the knowledge that there was a front and a rear locomotive on that crashed train. […]

Elizabeth McKenna, suspected DUI driver in Inverness
FIRE BLOG C

Suspected DUI Driver Involved in Extrication Crash at Palatine Road and Roselle Road, Inverness

96 Palatine police and Palatine and Palatine Rural firefighter/paramedics responded about 10:16 PM Saturday January 27, 2018 to a report of an extrication crash at Palatine Road and Roselle Road Inverness, Il. Firefighter/paramedics received a […]

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CRIME BLOG

Criminal Damage to Property in the Area of Fire Department Training Buildings and Village Storage, North Kennicott Ave, Arlington Heights

34 Arlington Heights police received a report about 1:52 PM Monday January 29, 2018 of criminal damage to property in the block of 3700 North Kennicott Avenue Arlington Heights, IL. Police received a report that […]