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One Person Found Dead in Extra Alarm House Fire on Route 120 Between Thompson Rd and Wonder Lake Drive, Wonder Lake, Woodstock

855 McHenry County Sheriff’s deputies and firefighters and paramedics from Wonder Lake Fire Protection District responded about 10:13 p.m. Saturday, January 16, 2020 to a report from several passersby of a house fire in the […]

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Fire Destroys House on Riverview Drive East, North of Highland Ave in Unincorporated Algonquin

463 An extra-alarm fire destroyed a house northeast of Presidential Park in unincorporated Algonquin Thursday morning. Firefighters and paramedics from Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District and police from Algonquin and the McHenry County […]

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Melrose Park Firefighters, Area Firefighters Fight Fire Involving 4 Apartment Buildings on 36th Ave Near North Ave in Stone Park

791 Fire investigators responded to determine the cause of the destruction of four Stone Park apartment buildings. Police from Stone Park and firefighter/paramedics from Melrose Park Fire Department responded about 2:45 p.m. Saturday, September 5, […]

Glendale Heights condominium fire with two homicide Monday, August 24, 2020
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Two Victims Found Dead at Water’s Edge Condominium Complex Extra Alarm Fire in Glendale Heights Died from Gunshot Wounds 📌

898 Two found dead, one found injured in fierce extra-alarm condominium fire on Waters Edge Drive in Glendale Heights. A few residents of the Water’s Edge Condominium Complex in Glendale Heights thought they heard gunshot […]

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One Firefighter is Dead and One Firefighter Missing in Extra Alarm Fire at Porterville Public Library, California

420 Police and firefighters from Porterville responded about 4:14 p.m. PT to a fire involving the Porterville Public Library, 41 West Thurman Avenue in Porterville, California. Upon arrival, firefighters discovered smoke and fire coming from […]

Fire at Pronto Cleaners and Lax Energy Worx on Michigan Avenue, Chicago (Chicago Fire Media).
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Extra Alarm Fire Destroys Building on South Michigan Ave Just South of Cermak Rd in South Loop, Chicago

530 Twenty-foot flames lit up a block in Chicago’s South Loop, and more than one hundred firefighters fought to get the fire under control (CBS Chicago’s Mugo Odigwe reports). Police and firefighters from Chicago responded […]