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CRIME BLOG C

Firecracker, Possibly M-80: Starts Apartment Fire, Injures Infant, Other Adults on North Central Ave, Chicago

View Larger Map UPDATE: Johnnal Walker charged today with one count of aggravated arson for Monday night’s fire at a multi-unit building on the 700 block of Central Avenue in the South Austin neighborhood. Chicago […]

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Fire Notebook

Three Extra-Alarm Fires Overnight: Milwaukee Ave/Bucktown; Apartment in Maywood; Horseshoe Inn, Schiller Park

Chicago firefighters responded about 9:00 p.m. Wednesday to a vacant Bucktown neighborhood building in the 1800 block of North Milwaukee Avenue. The building had the dangerous roof style — bowstring truss roof — that was […]

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FIRE BLOG C

Cook County Sheriff’s Deputies Edward Flory and David Soto Rescue 4 Fire Victims on 111th St, Chicago

Cook County Sheriff’s Deputies Edward Flory (left) and David Soto. SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESCUE FOUR FROM BURNING BUILDING Two sheriff’s deputies, who rescued four people from a burning building in Chicago, are recovering at Little Company […]

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FIRE BLOG C

Chicago Fire Department Audio with Notes Related to Fire at 1744 E. 75th Street that Killed Two Firefighters

Remarkable comments from the audio … Battalion 23 (first in command) arriving on the scene reports a confirmed fire in a one-story building ordinary 40×120 or 125 feet that looks like a vacant commercial structure. […]

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FIRE BLOG C

Chicago Fire Department: Four Firefighters Trapped in Extra Alarm Fire on 75th Street, Two Rescued Immediately

  WGN LIVE video recorded before all firefighters were ‘accounted for’ at about 8:13 a.m. CST Monday. UPDATE: Two firefighters killed, four firefighters in serious-to-critical condition, ten firefighters injured in stable condition. Click for Updated […]