Pallets pile in the block of 600 East Weber Avenue in Compton, California (Image capture February 2019 ©2021 Google)
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Pallets and Buses Burn in a Large Fire at a Pallet Yard and Bus Yard at Santa Fe Ave and Banning Ave in Compton

A large fire erupted at a pallet yard in an industrial area of Compton early Friday morning, sparking transformer explosions which lit up the sky as the blaze spread to a nearby bus yard, shutting […]

Extra Alarm industrial fire at 1241 North Ellis Street Bensenville (Imagery ©2020 CNES / Airbus, Maxar Technologies, Sanborn, U.S. Geological Survey, USDA Farm Service Agency, Map data ©2020)
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At Least Two Hurt at Extra Alarm Industrial Fire at Commercial Building on Ellis St Near Eastern Ave in Bensenville

Police and firefighter/paramedics from Bensenville responded about 4:43 p.m. Wednesday, November 11, 2020 to a report of an industrial fire in a commercial building fire 1241 North Ellis Street. Firefighters on arrival reported they were […]

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Fire Behind Maine Plastics: Extra Alarm Fire for Plastics Burning Just South of WalMart on Kenosha Rd &173, Zion

Zion Fire Rescue 3-11 Alarm Mabas Box#18-1c And Haz-mat Box 1840 At 1817 Kenosha Road Maine Plastics (Photo Credit: Tim Olk Fire Photo Unit/More Photos …). A large header of smoke seen in Zion about […]

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Explosion and Chemical Fire at Odermath Factory on Frontenac in Naperville

Naperville Fire Department requested an extra alarm about noon Thursday for a fire at 1651 Frontenac where a factory was reported to have an explosion involving calcium chloride. At high temperatures or when moistened in fire conditions, calcium chloride can produce toxic or irritating fumes. Calcium chloride, mixed with hot water, can cause […] […]