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FIRE BLOG B

Exploded Oxygen Tanks Found in Carriage Way Apartment Building Fire; Smoking May Have Ignited Extra Alarm Rolling Meadows Fire

Fireground operations for fatal apartment fire in freezing temperatures on Carriage Way Drive in Rolling Meadows Wednesday night (2:00 minutes). The major apartment fire on Carriage Way Drive in Rolling Meadows on Wednesday that killed […]

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Fire Prevention

“Katie Project” for Battery Replacement for Smoke Detectors Gets and Upgrade with Grant for New Smoke Detectors, Too

The Village of Arlington Heights “Katie Project” was introduced by Trustee Joe Farwell after he was inspired by a fire that killed three women in a house with non-operating smoke detectors on South Dunton Avenue […]

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FIRE BLOG C

Girl, Age 3, Killed by Falling Bookcase in Northbrook, Another Girl, Age 3, Killed in Bedroom Fire in Rogers Park, Chicago

Northbrook firefighter/paramedics and police responded about 10:58 a.m. Wednesday to a report that a girl, age 3, was injured after a bookcase fell on top of her at a home in the 1900 block of […]

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Fire Prevention

Arlington Heights Trustee Joe Farwell Announces “Project Katie” To Activate Smoke Detectors and Promote Zero Tolerance For Inoperable Smoke Detectors

The Village of Arlington Heights will soon be coordinating a group of volunteers, including high school students, who will be trained on how to check smoke detectors, and install batteries for residents that request help […]

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FIRE BLOG A

Three Children Killed, 4 Seriously Injured at Daycare Center, Jackie’s Child Care, in Houston Texas

Firefighters used thermal imaging cameras to find victims inside the smokey building. Houston firefighter/paramedics and police responded to a kitchen fire that filled a Jackie’s Child Care, 2810 Crest Park Lane — a daycare center […]