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  • Lightning damages Orland Park home

    Lightning damages Orland Park home
    No one was injured when lightning struck an Orland Park home and started a fire Wednesday afternoon, Orland Fire Protection District officials said. Firefighters responded to a house fire in the 17500 block of Karli Lane shortly after 2:20 p.m., the...
  • No injuries in Orland Park house fire

    No injuries in Orland Park house fire
    A fire burned through the first floor of an Orland Park home and caused heavy smoke damage but no injuries Monday afternoon, Orland Fire Protection District officials said. Firefighters responded to the blaze in the 8800 block of West 147th Street at...
  • Home alone: One boy dies, sibling escapes Lauderhill fire, police say

    Home alone: One boy dies, sibling escapes Lauderhill fire, police say
    Home alone when a pre-dawn fire erupted Monday, an 8-year-old boy died while his brother, 9, made a dramatic escape by leaping from a second-story bedroom window, officials said. Jayden Isme, 8, died at the scene of a townhouse fire so violent that...
  • Extensive damage to house in Orland Park fire

    Extensive damage to house in Orland Park fire
    No one was injured in an Orland Park house fire early Thursday morning, authorities said. When Orland Fire Protection District firefighters were called to the home, in the 8100 block of Braeburn Lane, shortly after midnight, they faced heavy smoke and...
  • 3 firefighters hurt battling Harvey blaze

    3 firefighters hurt battling Harvey blaze
    Three firefighters were injured battling a fire that swept through a mechanic's shop in Harvey, officials said. One of the firefighters was treated and released, and the other two were still being treated early Wednesday morning, Harvey spokesman Sean...
  • Man Found Dead After Ellington Fire

    ELLINGTON — A man was found dead after a fire at an Ellington Avenue home Tuesday night, according to the fire marshal's office. The fire depart ment was dispatched to 110 Ellington Ave. Tuesday at 10:14 p.m., the fire marshal's office said. The...
  • 818 Roundup: Glendale fire nearly extinguished; Burbank utility rates to rise; Memorial held for fallen Green Beret

    818 Roundup: Glendale fire nearly extinguished; Burbank utility rates to rise; Memorial held for fallen Green Beret
    Good morning readers! Today is Wednesday, June 25. Weather for the Glendale area is expected to reach a high of 86 degrees and a low of 63. Here are your headlines for today: - Firefighters have nearly extinguished a brush fire burning in the hills...
  • Hampton officials charge two in separate arsons

    Hampton officials charge two in separate arsons
    Fire investigators in Hampton have arrested two people and accused them in separate arsons in recent months, a spokesman said.   Just after 2 a.m. Monday, firefighters were called to the first block of Anita Court to the report of a possible fire at a...
  • Brand Park fire nearly extinguished

    Brand Park fire nearly extinguished
    Firefighters have nearly extinguished a brush fire burning in the hills above Brand Library Park since Sunday, with officials saying Tuesday evening that the conflagration is 90% contained. Glendale Fire Deputy Chief Greg Fish said fighting the 126-...
  • 911 calls released in fire that killed Lauderhill boy

    911 calls released in fire that killed Lauderhill boy
    After 9-year-old Justin Isme jumped out a second-floor window early Monday to escape encroaching flames, he worried about his brother still trapped in their burning home. Justin, standing with a neighbor who called 911, sobbed and repeatedly called...
  • Fire in Monrovia carport leaves eight cars 'melted to the ground'

    Eight cars were completely destroyed Saturday in Monrovia after an electrical problem inside a vehicle set fire to the surrounding carport, according to media reports. The two-alarm fire was reported about 8:30 a.m. in the 800 block of West Duarte Road,...