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Fire Prevention

Fire Pit Injuries in 2017 Tripled Compared to 2008; Palatine Fire Department Provides Safety Tips for Fire Pits and Outdoor Heaters

Fall is here and outdoor fire pits are warming up across the Midwest. The Palatine Fire Department reminds residents to take proactive measures to keep their outdoor entertaining safe and fun for everyone. According to […]

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Fire/Rescue/EMS Notebook

Third Chicagoland Fatal TV Fall Causes Trauma, Death to Child, 4-Yr-Old Gianna Hadjis in University Park

An unstable top-heavy/front heavy, older model television set has apparently caused the third death of a child in a three-month period in Chicagoland on Sunday. Gianna Hadjis, 4, of 668 Sullivan Lane in University Park, […]

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Arlington Heights Police Rule Death of Karl Clermont, 6, a ‘Tragic Accident’ with Unstable Television Tipover

An unstable top-heavy/front heavy, older model television set is likely the cause of the death of Karl Clermont, who was found underneath the TV in his basement with severe head injuries just after 8:45 p.m. […]