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2 injured, including 1 critically, after house fire near Antioch, fire officials say

A woman is in critical condition after being rescued from a house fire near Antioch Monday morning that also left a juvenile hospitalized, fire officials said. The Antioch Fire Department and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 9:07 a.m. Monday to the 26300 block of West Forest Court in unincorporated Antioch for a report of […]

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Fire chief says Antioch fire stations in ‘extremely bad shape,’ will seek tax levy increase referendum

Antioch’s fire chief says a tax levy increase is needed to fund critical repairs to Antioch fire stations and increase employee wages, which he says are comparable to fast-food workers. Last month, the Antioch Fire Department’s board of trustees voted unanimously to raise the tax levy via referendum on the June 28 primary ballot. “It’s […]