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  • Homeowner injured, pet birds die in Zion house fire

    A homeowner received minor burns in a Zion house fire Sunday night and also lost some of his pet birds while one firefighter was treated at the scene for exhaustion. Zion Fire Department Battallion Chief Eric Troy said they received multiple 911 calls...
  • 2 firefighters injured battling house fire in Park Forest

    2 firefighters injured battling house fire in Park Forest
    Two firefighters were injured and five people were displaced after a house fire in south suburban Park Forest on Thursday evening, authorities said. The fire started around 10:50 p.m. at a home in the 200 block of Lee Street, said Park Forest Fire Chief...
  • Fire chief: False alarms down in Lower Macungie after crackdown

    Fire chief: False alarms down in Lower Macungie after crackdown
    Lower Macungie Township's crackdown on false fire alarms originating from homes and business is beginning to pay off, according to the township's fire department. David Nosal, chief of the Lower Macungie Township Fire Department, said the number of...
  • 2-year-old dead, three injured, in Reservoir Hill fire

    2-year-old dead, three injured, in Reservoir Hill fire
    A 2-year-old boy was killed in a one-alarm fire in Reservoir Hill Tuesday as workers from a nearby construction site rushed into the burning rowhouse and saved two of his siblings, fire officials said. The father of the children was at home and...
  • Defendant had wished murder victim 'would die,' DuPage prosecutor says

    Defendant had wished murder victim 'would die,' DuPage prosecutor says
    On his way out of a house party after he squabbled with his former girlfriend, Todd Mandoline allegedly told her and her guests, "I hope you all die," prosecutors said Tuesday as Mandoline's trial on first-degree murder charges began in DuPage County....
  • Police Official: Fatal Fire Doesn't Appear To Be A Crime

    Police Official: Fatal Fire Doesn't Appear To Be A Crime
    BRISTOL — An intense fire that killed a man and destroyed his condominium Monday does not appear to have been the result of a crime, police said Tuesday. "It does not appear to be suspicious," Lt. Richard Guerrera said. The resident, who...
  • Evanston house fire extinguished; no one injured

    Evanston house fire extinguished; no one injured
    Chris Schriner watched in disbelief as the two-story house she bought with her husband, Mike, just before Thanksgiving went up in flames. The rust-colored house in the 2500 block of Harrison Street in Evanston was a new start for the couple, who have 1-...
  • Firefights Respond To Coventry Fire

    COVENTRY — Firefighters were on the scene of a fire at a home on Buena Vista Road Tuesday night, officials said. The fire was reported at 261 Buena Vista Road, fire official said about 6:30 p.m. Mutual assistance was being called. Tolland and...
  • $5 Million Settlement Reached In Stamford Christmas Fire

    $5 Million Settlement Reached In Stamford Christmas Fire
    HARTFORD — A contractor who accidentally caused a fire at a Stamford home that killed three girls and two of their grandparents on Christmas morning in 2011 has agreed to settle part of a wrongful death lawsuit by paying the children's father $5...
  • Walls come down on Norridge home involved in fire

    The walls of a Norridge home have come down. The first floor of the two-story home at 7911 Gunnison St. was engulfed in flames when Norwood Park firefighters arrived around 5 a.m. Jan 7. By the time firefighters rescued the eight occupants and...
  • Candle ignites Christmas tree, sending fire through Azusa home

    Candle ignites Christmas tree, sending fire through Azusa home
    An Azusa family was displaced early Tuesday after a Christmas tree was ignited by a candle and spread a fire that ravaged their home, officials said. Los Angeles County fire officials said the fire started about 2:20 a.m. in the 5400 block of North...