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Worker Injured While Working Maintenance in Underground Fuel Storage Tank at Gas Station at 95th St and Stony Island, Chicago

121 A worker suffered serious burns Friday morning when fumes ignited in an underground fuel tank where he was working on the South Side. Chicago police, firefighters, and paramedics responded about about 9:00 a.m. Friday […]

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Infant Suffers Burn Injuries at Home; Transferred to Flight for Life Landing Zone at Crystal Lake South High School

43 Crystal Lake firefighter/paramedics responded about 4:03 p.m. Sunday November 19, 2017 to a report of an infant injured by hot food in the block of 200 Dartmoor Drive in Crystal Lake. Police and firefighter/paramedics […]

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“If I Could Walk on Hot Coals, What Else Could I Do?” But Burned Feet Blamed on Selfies Dallas Tony Robbins Ritual

39 30 People Injured When Tony Robbins’ Hot Coal Ritual Goes Horribly Wrong Witnesses claimed the hot coal line was backed up because people in front of them were taking selfies. Robbins organization claimed that […]

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Burn Injury at Scene of a Car Fire Near the BP Gas Station at Schaumburg Rd and Knollwood Dr, Schaumburg

50 Schaumburg police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:37 PM Friday to a report of a car fire near the BP gas station, Schaumburg Rd And Knollwood Dr Schaumburg, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report […]

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Fire at PharmaCann Medical Marijuana Cultivation Greenhouse, at Least One Person Burned on Mazon Ave Dwight, Illinois

65 Dwight police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 5:02 PM Wednesday to a report of a fire at a 20,000 square foot greenhouse at PharmaCann, 1200 East Mazon Avenue Dwight, IL. A Dwight Fire Protection District […]

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Gasoline Fire Involving Power Washer; 1 Injured at Nelson Westerberg Moving Company on Arthur Ave, Elk Grove Village

30 Elk Grove Villagend firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:17 AM Wednesday to 1201 Arthur Ave Elk Grove Village, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a gas can and a trailer were on fire outside […]

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Victims at Fox Valley Systems Paint Factory Explosion Still in Hospital; Transferred by Helicopter to Burn Units

131 EXPLOSION CAUGHT ON VIDEO (6:52): Explosion with debris flying and heavy smoke from a commercial building where paint and paint striping systems are manufactured at 640 Industrial Drive in Cary, Illinois (VIDEO CREDIT: 3GSTORE.COM). […]