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Three of Four Condominium Buildings Destroyed by Fire in Prospect Heights; How the Extra Alarm Fire Was Fought

Flames broke out at a suburban condo complex, burning home after home for several hours Wednesday. Firefighters worked for eight hours to put out the extra alarm fire, and said they would continue working throughout […]

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Shots Fired at Crash Scene: Chicago Fire Department Engine 126 Hit, Firefighter Grazed by Flying Glass

RADIO AUDIO: Shots Fired, Chicago Fire Department Engine 126 Hit, Firefighter Grazed by Flying Glass Chicago police, firefighters and paramedics responded just before 2:30 a.m. Thursday July 27, 2017 to a report of a crash […]

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Four Chicago Firefighters Injured at Apartment Fire on W Potomac Ave Near Lamon Ave, Chicago — “All Stable at Moment”

Chicago Fire Department media reports there were four injured firefighters with “all stable at moment” after an apartment fire on West Potomac Avenue. Five civilians were assessed by paramedics and refused transportation. Six residents were […]

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Ice Bucket Challenge Goes Bad: Electric Arc Jumps from Power Line to Fire Department Tower Ladder Truck

Video shows position of fire department tower ladder truck near power lines where at least three firefighters were injured in Kentucky while helping band members conduct an ALS ice bucket challenge on the campus of […]