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Vehicle Fire Next to Downed Power Lines in Zion Extinguished by Firefighters Following Electricity Shutdown by ComEd

89 Police and firefighter/paramedics from Zion responded early Friday morning August 21, 2020 to a vehicle fire that was in the proximity of downed power lines that were arcing. Initially, no injuries were reported. According […]

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Car Destroyed by Fire On I-94 East (Southbound) South of Route 137 Near Green Oaks, Libertyville

318 Interior passenger compartment and engine compartment fire Illinois State Police troopers and Libertyville firefighters responded about 11:52 p.m. Friday August 14, 2020 to a report of two car fires on Interstate 94 East (southbound) […]

Vehicle fire connected to alcohol hand sanitizer storage (Waukegan Fire Department)
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Waukegan Fire Department Warns Motorists Not to Store Hand Sanitizers in Vehicles During Hot Summer After Vehicle Fire

560 NFPA Journal’s Angelo Verzoni interviews Guy Colonna, director of Technical Services at NFPA, about whether hand sanitizer can spontaneously ignite in a hot car. This topic has come up as we enter the warmer […]

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Vehicle Fire in Parking Lot Near Harvest Fresh Market and North Arlington Barber Shop on Rand Rd Near Arlington Heights Rd

518 Police and firefighter/paramedics from Arlington Heights responded about 12:45 p.m. Saturday June 13, 2020 to a report of a vehicle fire at 100 East Rand Road near Harvest Fresh. Paramedics also responded to help […]

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SUV Fire on Driveway After Downed Power Line from Tropical Depression Cristobal; Tree Down Near Dryden Ave North of Euclid Ave Arlington Heights

1,889 Tropical Depression Cristobal winds bring down power line, ignite SUV with explosions on driveway on Dryden Avenue north of Euclid Avenue in Arlington Heights Police and firefighter/paramedics from Arlington Heights responded about 3:35 p.m. […]

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Firefighters Fighting Prolonged Garbage Truck Fire on Weiler Rd Near Oakton St (IL-83), Unincorporated Arlington Heights, Mount Prospect

1,316 Police and firefighter/paramedics from Mount Prospect responded about 11:06 a.m. Thursday, March 19, 2020 to a report of a garbage truck fire at 117 Weiler Road in unincorporated Arlington Heights near Mount Prospect’s south […]

Truck Fire on I-90 near I-190 Rosemont Illinois Satellite Google Traffic Layer at 9:15 a.m.
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Lanes Blocked for Truck Fire on EB I-90 Near I-190, Rosemont — Between Lee Street and Rosemont Toll Plaza

944 Rosemont police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:43 AM Saturday October 12, 2019 to a report of a vehicle on eastbound I-90 near the split with I-190. 41.986575, -87.861067 (Eb I-90 Rosemont, Il). Police and […]