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  • Car Fire: What You Should Do

    Car Fire: What You Should Do By Cars.com Staff Do If you smell burning wires or smoke, or even if your temperature gauge is redlined, drive onto the shoulder and turn off the ignition. If you are stuck in a middle lane and can’t pull over,...
  • Smoke Detectors Save Lives

    Smoke Detectors Save Lives
      According to the U.S. Fire Administration, more than half of the house fires that occur in the US are from houses without smoke detectors. It is estimated that a third of the smoke alarms in place are not working, often due to failure to replace a...
  • Extra-alarm fire in Humboldt Park

    Extra-alarm fire in Humboldt Park
    An extra-alarm fire broke out in a building in Humboldt Park on the West Side Monday morning. There were no immediate reports of injuries in the fire, which started shortly after 10 a.m. in the 3900 block of West Chicago Avenue, fire officials said....
  • Woman killed in SW Ohio house fire; 7 people escaped

    A woman has been killed in a southwest Ohio house fire. The Montgomery County coroner's office on Monday identified the victim as 25-year-old Simone (SEE'-mohn) Fultz. The case is under investigation. WDTN-TV reports that seven people escaped the...
  • Blaze damages vacant building near downtown L.A.; no injuries reported

    Blaze damages vacant building near downtown L.A.; no injuries reported
    Flames tore through a vacant three-story building west of downtown Los Angeles on Sunday night, authorities said. The fire was first reported around 10:30 p.m. at 1201 Huntley Drive in the Westlake neighborhood, said Los Angeles Fire Department...
  • 82-year-old woman dies in southern Illinois house fire

    Fire officials say an 82-year-old southern Illinois woman has died in a house fire. Collinsville Fire Chief Mark Emert says firefighters fought their way into Darlene Stovall's home early Sunday when they found her dead in the front bedroom. The...
  • Officials: Fire displaces 34 people in New Jersey

    Fire officials are working to find the cause of a weekend blaze that displaced 34 people and injured two firefighters in northern New Jersey. Officials say the fire broke out Saturday afternoon and it took firefighters from several towns to control the...
  • Predawn Indianapolis apartment fire displaces 25 people

    An apartment has displaced 25 people from their homes on the west side of Indianapolis. Wayne Township Fire Department Capt. Michael Pruitt says the predawn fire Sunday damaged eight units at the Westpark Townhomes, including seven that were occupied. He...
  • Woodland Hills fire that killed 1, injured 1 ruled accidental

    Woodland Hills fire that killed 1, injured 1 ruled accidental
    A fire in a San Fernando Valley condominium that left one woman dead and a male relative injured Saturday night has been ruled accidental, according to officials with the Los Angeles Fire Department. L.A. Fire Department personnel were called at 9:34 p....
  • Fire causes damage to North Alfred home

    Fire causes damage to North Alfred home
    Elgin firefighters are investigating a fire on North Alfred Avenue in Elgin that caused $40,000 worth of damage and may be linked to a candle used as a memorial for a relative who recently died, according to reports. A neighbor noticed smoke coming from...
  • 1950 Courier-News found in old fire department building in East Dundee

    1950 Courier-News found in old fire department building in East Dundee
    Another piece of history has been unearthed in the Dundee area. On the heels of the original sign for Hal Thurnau's Swiss Chalet restaurant in West Dundee being recently found under the Village Squire sign when it was being readied for a new coat of...