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  • Rehab center treats firefighters, paramedics for alcohol problems

    Rehab center treats firefighters, paramedics for alcohol problems
    Scott Schaben started working as a suburban firefighter in the 1980s, bonding with his co-workers over off-duty beers. But his social drinking turned compulsive after he went through a divorce a few years ago, consuming his life until he knew he needed...
  • Fire quickly squelched in upper floors of Hancock Center

    Fire quickly squelched in upper floors of Hancock Center
    Firefighters quickly squelched a blaze late Thursday inside a condo on the 87th floor of the Hancock Center, a Chicago Fire Department official said. There were no reported injuries in the fire that broke out just after 10 p.m. in a residential area...
  • Man found dead by firefighters battling West Side blaze

    Man found dead by firefighters battling West Side blaze
    A man was found dead in a building that caught on fire Tuesday evening in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side, authorities said. The blaze started on the first floor of a two-story residential building in the 400 block of North Leclaire...
  • No injuries reported in Edgewater Beach high-rise fire

    No injuries reported in Edgewater Beach high-rise fire
    No one was injured in a fire in a high-rise apartment building in the Edgewater Beach neighborhood Wednesday morning. Chicago fire crews responded to a report of a fire in a 28-story building about 9:50 a.m. The alarm was struck out about 10:25 a.m.,...
  • 3 hurt in Near West Side apartment building fire

    3 hurt in Near West Side apartment building fire
    Three people suffered minor injuries in a fire at a Near West Side apartment building Thursday evening, a Chicago Fire Department spokesman said. The fire in the building at 150 S. Campbell Ave. was called in about 5 p.m., and fire officials called an...
  • Pilot 'shook up' after small plane slides off Midway runway

    Pilot 'shook up' after small plane slides off Midway runway
    A pilot is being evaluated after his small plane slid off the runway at Midway Airport on Monday afternoon, according to the Chicago Fire Department. The pilot, the only person on the plane, was described as “just shook up’’ and was...
  • Body found inside West Rogers Park home day after fire

    Body found inside West Rogers Park home day after fire
    A man was found dead inside a building that burned early Sunday in Chicago's West Rogers Park neighborhood that left at least one other man critically hurt, officials said Monday night. The victim, a male whose name was not immediately known, was dead...
  • Fire breaks out at high-rise building on Near North Side

    Fire breaks out at high-rise building on Near North Side
    At least six ambulances were sent to the scene of a fire that broke out at a high-rise building Saturday afternoon in the city's Near North neighborhood. An emergency medical services plan 1 was called at the building at 1531 N. Clybourn Ave., which...
  • Fire erupts at West Side commercial building

    Fire erupts at West Side commercial building
    Firefighters battled a stubborn blaze at a West Side commercial building Thursday night. The fire at 1414 S. Western Ave., which began about 7:30 p.m., was largely confined to a one-story loading dock area attached to a four-story brick building, said...
  • Police, paramedics struggling with unplowed side streets

    Police, paramedics struggling with unplowed side streets
    Chicago police and paramedics are having the same issues navigating the city as everyone else – side streets aren’t plowed and the snow often sits higher than the bottom of cars. “We haven’t had any issues I’m aware of...
  • Garage fire knocks out cable to 4,000 customers on Northwest Side

    Garage fire knocks out cable to 4,000 customers on Northwest Side
    A fire in a garage Thursday evening in the Logan Square neighborhood knocked out Comcast cable and Internet service to about 4,000 homes and businesses, officials said. The fire, which began about 6 p.m., was confined to a two-car garage behind a home...