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Nearly a dozen families displaced after extra-alarm fire at apartment building in Round Lake

Fire officials say 10 families were displaced after an extra-alarm fire at an apartment building in Round Lake Tuesday afternoon. The Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District responded around 4:45 p.m. Tuesday to North Fox Trail and West Turtle Creek Lane in Round Lake for a report of smoke coming from a building. Greater Round […]

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Fire causes heavy damage, leaves Zion apartment building uninhabitable

Fire officials said an apartment building caught fire Thursday morning in Zion, causing the building to sustain extensive damage that resulted in all occupants being displaced. The Zion Fire Rescue Department and Zion Police Department responded around 8:28 a.m. Thursday to the 2800 block of Elisha Avenue for a report of a structure fire. Zion […]

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Fire leaves Barrington apartment building uninhabitable

One person suffered minor injuries after a fire started in an apartment Tuesday morning, leaving the building uninhabitable, Barrington fire officials said. The Barrington Fire Department was called at 7:49 a.m. Tuesday to a report of a structure fire in the 300 block of East Russell Street in Barrington. Barrington Fire Department Assistant Chief Bruce […]

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3-alarm fire rips through Waukegan apartment building; displaces 100 people

(Video by Katherine Matias) A massive 3-alarm fire heavily damaged an 84-unit apartment building in Waukegan Saturday afternoon, leaving over 100 people displaced. Firefighters were called at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday to Buckingham Place Apartments, 3040 West 8th Street in Waukegan, for a report of a structure fire. The Waukegan Fire Department utilized the Mutual Aid […]