Posts Tagged “Fire”

Pritzker activates Emergency Operation Center, National Guard in response to massive chemical fire in Winnebago County

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Pritzker activates Emergency Operation Center, National Guard in response to massive chemical fire in Winnebago County

Pritzker activates Emergency Operation Center, National Guard in response to massive chemical fire in Winnebago County Residents Within Two-Mile Radius of Rockton Chemical Plant fire evacuated, encouraged to Wear Masks Out of an Abundance of Caution. State Officials from Multiple Agencies Coordinating with Local Authorities to Keep People Safe Governor JB Pritzker has activated the State…

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One hurt in garage fire

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One hurt in garage fire

One hurt in garage fire Man was welding car, Lyons fire chief says By Steve Metsch A Lyons resident was injured in a garage fire that resulted in thick black smoke that could be seen more than a mile away. A Riverside ambulance took the person to Loyola Medical Center for treatment, Fire Chief Gordon…

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No injuries, minor damage at Life Time Fitness fire in Orland Park

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No injuries, minor damage at Life Time Fitness fire in Orland Park

No injuries, minor damage at Life Time Fitness fire in Orland Park The Orland Fire District responded to Life Time Fitness, 16333 LaGrange Road at 7:18 pm for an automatic fire alarm from the property on Friday evening April 16, 2021. Upon arrival, evacuation was in progress. Fire crews entered the building to investigate the…

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Public safety promotions

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Public safety promotions

Public safety promotions Bridgeview board focuses on police, fire staffing By Steve Metsch Personnel moves were on the agenda at the latest meeting of the Bridgeview Village Board. The board unanimously approved promoting a firefighter to the rank of lieutenant, and making a part-time police officer a full-time officer. Firefighter Jason Yerkovich, with the department…

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Fire in Orland Park home spreads to gazebo, deck and wood fence

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Fire in Orland Park home spreads to gazebo, deck and wood fence

Fire in Orland Park home spreads to gazebo, deck and wood fence The Orland Fire Protection District received multiple 911 calls at approximately 4:22 PM on Saturday (April 3, 2021). for a house fire located in the 15500 block of 116th Court. The fire was restricted to a small area of the home but spread rapidly…

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Off-duty firefighter saves two

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Off-duty firefighter saves two

Off-duty firefighter saves two Cicero lieutenant runs into burning building in Lyons  By Steve Metsch An off-duty Cicero firefighter who happened to be driving past a burning building saved the lives of two Lyons men. Lyons Fire Chief Gordon Nord, Jr., said the two men “would be dead if it wasn’t for him because as…

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Tinley firefighters rescue two children from apartment fire

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Tinley firefighters rescue two children from apartment fire

Tinley firefighters rescue two children from apartment fire The Tinley Park Fire Department late Tuesday morning responded to a fire in the 6500 block of West 173rd Place. At the scene, firefighters located the fire on the first floor of a two-story, four-unit apartment building. Residents from the apartment building were outside and uninjured upon…

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Drone video of fire that seriously damaged Don’s Hot Dogs in Orland Park

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Drone video of fire that seriously damaged Don’s Hot Dogs in Orland Park

Drone video of fire that seriously damaged Don’s Hot Dogs in Orland Park A fire seriously damaged the very popular fast food restaurant Don’s Hot Dogs early Wednesday Morning (July 29, 2020 at around 12: 45 AM). The Orland Fire Protection District responded quickly and fought the blaze that caused serious damage to the building….

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Popular hotdog restaurant, Don’s in Orland Park, destroyed by fire

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Popular hotdog restaurant, Don’s in Orland Park, destroyed by fire

Popular hot dog restaurant, Don’s in Orland Park, damaged by fire The Orland Fire Protection District responded to a 911 report of a structure fire at Don’s Hot Dogs located at 7245 W. 151st Street in Orland Park early Wednesday morning.  Upon arrival,  firefighters found heavy fire that broke through the roof. Crews began an…

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Four rescued in fire in Cicero late last night

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Four rescued in fire in Cicero late last night

Four rescued in fire in Cicero late last night Four residents including two children were rescued from a burning apartment building late on Tuesday night (Dec. 4, 2018) by the Town of Cicero Fire Department. A total of 18 people were displaced and assisted in finding emergency shelter. There were no injuries Cicero Firefighters extinguished…

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Sprinkler extinguishes early morning fire at Patio Restaurant in Orland Park

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Sprinkler extinguishes early morning fire at Patio Restaurant in Orland Park

Sprinkler extinguishes early morning fire at Patio Restaurant in Orland Park An early morning fire at the Patio Restaurant was controlled by a fire sprinkler minimizing damage and was quickly extinguished when firefighters arrived. At about 01:30 AM this morning, Thursday Nov. 22, 2018, Orland Fire Protection DIstrict was dispatched to the Patio Restaurant, 7830…

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Suburban backyard pool deck destroyed by fire, photos

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Suburban backyard pool deck destroyed by fire, photos

Suburban backyard pool deck destroyed by fire At approximately 10:30 PM on Friday August 3, 2018, the Orland Fire Protection District was notified of a house fire in the 100 block of Windmill Road in Orland Park. Upon arrival, Fire companies found a large pool deck and attached pool house fully involved in the rear…

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