Hanover Park Tower Ladder working at the scene of the Access warehouse ruins which continue to burn as progress is made (PHOTO CREDIT: Jimmy Bolf).
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Smoke from Bartlett Warehouse Fire Has Shifted Northbound, Odor Detected Long Distance, Air Quality Index Yellow Alert

Smoke from the fire at Access records at 1200 Humbracht Circle in Bartlett has turned northbound with a wind shift from the southwest between 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. Saturday, February 5, 2022. That means […]

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Secondary Fires, Evacuations from Chemical Fire at Chemtool Plant in Rockton, Illinois

WILDLAND FIREFIGHTERS ACTIVATED FROM LAKE COUNTY The Chemtool Plant manufactures lubricating greases that are used in many markets and applications. YouTube Tips ⓘ Police and firefighters from Rockton, Illinois responded about 7:00 a.m. Monday, June […]

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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

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 block […]

Illinois State Fire Marshal Vehicle (Cardinal News)
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Fire Destroys House on Riverview Drive East, North of Highland Ave in Unincorporated Algonquin

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 Sheriff’s […]