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3 injured after extra-alarm fire causes extensive damage, displaces residents from apartment building in McHenry

A firefighter and two residents were injured during an extra-alarm fire that extensively damaged an apartment building and displaced residents in McHenry Tuesday morning. The McHenry Township Fire Protection District responded around 3:40 a.m. Tuesday to the Fawn Ridge Apartments in the 1900 block of North Orleans Street in McHenry for a report of an […]

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Firefighters battle second apartment building fire in matter of hours in Waukegan

One person was hospitalized after a second apartment building fire broke out in Waukegan Tuesday morning and displaced multiple residents, fire officials said. The Waukegan Fire Department and Waukegan Police Department responded around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday to the 2000 block of North Butrick Street in Waukegan for a report of a structure fire. A large […]

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3 hospitalized, residents evacuated after heavy flames erupt from apartment building in Waukegan

Residents were evacuated and three people were transported to the hospital after an extra-alarm fire broke out in a five-story apartment building in Waukegan early Tuesday. The Waukegan Fire Department and Waukegan Police Department were dispatched just before 1:30 a.m. Tuesday to the Little Fort Apartments, 520 North Genesee Street in Waukegan, for a reported […]

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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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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 […]