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  • Investigators probe fire at Fort Lauderdale yacht club

    Investigators probe fire at Fort Lauderdale yacht club
    Fire marshals were investigating the cause of a Wednesday morning blaze at the Coral Ridge Yacht Club in Fort Lauderdale. When Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue crews arrived at 2800 Yacht Club Blvd. at about 7:45 a.m., they saw light smoke coming from...
  • CTA: Brown, Purple Line Express service resumes after fire

    CTA: Brown, Purple Line Express service resumes after fire
    Tuesday morning's nightmare commute from the North Side into downtown Chicago was triggered by separate fires, including a blaze in a building near the CTA's "L" tracks that disrupted Brown Line and Purple Line service and a CTA bus fire that turned...
  • Alert firefighter prevents spread of flames in Fort Lauderdale

    Alert firefighter prevents spread of flames in Fort Lauderdale
    An alert firefighter is being credited with preventing the spread of flames to several houses in a Fort Lauderdale neighborhood. Acting Fire Marshall Jeff Lucas was on his way back to his office from a meeting Tuesday when he noticed something that...
  • Trains running again after fire in Lincoln Park

    Trains running again after fire in Lincoln Park
    An extra-alarm fire at a shuttered elementary school in Lincoln Park disrupted trains on the CTA's Brown and Purple lines all morning Tuesday. Fire crews were called shortly after 1 a.m. to the former Mulligan School building in the 1800 block of...
  • How to deal with insurance contractors after a fire

    How to deal with insurance contractors after a fire
    Q: My husband and I own a rental property that was insured for $287,000. When the last tenant moved out, we spiffed it up and put it on the market for $249,000. Recently, we got a call in the wee hours of the morning that the house was burning. The fire...
  • Dog, cats die after being found unconscious in burning home

    Dog, cats die after being found unconscious in burning home
    A large dog and two cats died Monday after they became trapped in a burning apartment in Wilton Manors. Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue responded to the Wilton Village apartment complex, 2607 NE Eighth Avenue, at 4:05 p.m and noticed smoke coming from the...
  • Fort Lauderdale house fire displaces two

    Fort Lauderdale house fire displaces two
    Two Fort Lauderdale residents were displaced Monday after their house was damaged in a fire. Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue responded around 10:30 a.m. to multiple calls regarding heavy smoke coming from a house in the 2100 block of Northeast 64th Street,...
  • Two people suffer minor injuries in apartment fire

    Glendale firefighters on Saturday morning knocked down a small apartment fire that caused an estimated $25,000 in damage, authorities said. Firefighters responded to the 600 block of North Howard Street just before 11 a.m., where, after seeing smoke...
  • As Hartford Building Burns, Focus Becomes Rescuing Young Girl

     As Hartford Building Burns, Focus Becomes Rescuing Young Girl
    HARTFORD — When Hamilton Street resident Jose Hernandez smelled smoke and realized his building was burning Friday night, he ran out in his bare feet, but then realized he had to go back for his 8-year-old neighbor. As he stood outside the badly...
  • Fort Lauderdale house fire displaces 2 adults, 11 children

    Fort Lauderdale house fire displaces 2 adults, 11 children
    Two adults and 11 children were displaced after their house was heavily damaged in a fire Friday afternoon, Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue Deputy Fire Chief Timothy Heiser said. Firefighters arrived at the house in the 600 block of West Campus Circle...
  • Man leaps from burning West Side hotel

    Man leaps from burning West Side hotel
    A man jumped from a third-story window during an extra-alarm fire Saturday morning on the West Side. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition had stabilized, said Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford. Three other people...