CTA Midway Derailment near Orange Line Station on Sunday, February 7, 2021 (SOURCE: Chicago Fire Department)
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CTA Train Switching Incident Near Midway International Airport Orange Line Station Near 59th St, Chicago

2,463 Police, firefighters and paramedics from Chicago responded about 10:32 a.m. Sunday, February 7, 2021 to the Midway International Chicago. Firefighters received a report that the train was jackknifed. Fire Engine 127’s crew on arrival […]

Fire scene outside 400 East Randolph Street in Chicago on Tuesday, September 15, 2020
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Condominium Apartment Fire on 32nd Floor on East Randolph St Near North Harbor Dr, Chicago — Extra Alarm Fire

474 Police and firefighter/paramedics from Chicago responded about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 15, 2020 to a report of an apartment fire at 400 East Randolph Street in downtown Chicago. Firefighters arrived about 12:33 a.m. with […]

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Multiple Gunshot Victims at Douglas Blvd and Lawndale Ave in North Lawndale Neighborhood, Chicago

189 Police and firefighter/paramedics from Chicago responded about 7:50 p.m. Monday July 20, 2020 to a report of multiple people shot at Douglas Boulevard and Lawndale Avenue the North Lawndale neighborhood in Chicago. Initially there […]

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Protesters Storm Grant Park, Clashing With Police While Attempting to Take Down Christopher Columbus Statue in Chicago

632 A large group of protesters at a rally to defund the police attempted to tear down the ChristoherColumbus statue in the park. Protester clashed with police before dark. Several police officers were seriously injured […]

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Mass Shooting in Englewood Chicago: 13 People Shot at Greystone Apartment Building on South May St Near 57th St, Chicago

815 Police and firefighter/paramedics from Chicago responded about 12:35 a.m. CT Sunday December 22, 2019 to a report of shots fired at a residence in the block of 5700 South May Street. Initially firefighters on […]

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Multiple People Stabbed and “One Person Shot” Misdiagnosed at Scene of Capacity Crowd Fireworks Event at Navy Pier, Chicago

404 16 INJURED WHEN TRAMPLED AT NAVY PIER Three people were stabbed at Navy Pier around the time of the annual fireworks display Thursday night, and 13 others were hospitalized for injuries after being trampled […]