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18 residents displaced after Waukegan apartment building left uninhabitable following fire

Fire officials say that 18 residents were displaced after an apartment building was deemed uninhabitable following a Saturday evening fire in Waukegan. The Waukegan Fire Department responded around 10 p.m. Saturday to the 2100 block of Williamsburg Drive for a report of a structure fire Firefighters arrived to find heavy flames coming from a second-floor […]

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Firefighters rescue two victims from apartment building fire that left 9 people displaced in Zion

Firefighters rescued two people with minor injuries from an apartment building fire Saturday evening in Zion that left nine people displaced, fire officials said. The Zion Fire-Rescue Department and Zion Police Department responded around 7:55 p.m. Saturday to the 2500 block of Galilee Avenue for a report of a structure fire. First arriving crews found […]

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3 injured, 1 seriously, after fire breaks out at senior living facility in Zion

Firefighters rescued a seriously injured victim from a fire at a senior apartment building in Zion Monday morning. Two other people were also hospitalized. The Zion Fire and Rescue Department responded around 12:18 a.m. Monday to the Carmel House Senior Apartments, 2815 Elisha Avenue, for a structure fire. Battalion Chief Jason Messick said firefighters found […]

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13-year-old hospitalized after explosion, fire at Zion apartment building

A 13-year-old boy and a police officer were hospitalized after a second alarm fire and explosion at an apartment building in Zion Monday evening. The Zion Fire-Rescue Department and Zion Police Department responded around 9:35 p.m. Monday to the 1700 block of Joppa Avenue for a report of a shooting. Officers arrived and learned that […]

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Family displaced after apartment fire in Algonquin

A family was displaced from their residence after a fire broke out Wednesday evening at an Algonquin apartment building, fire officials said. The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District responded around 5 p.m. Wednesday to 200 East Algonquin Road in Algonquin for an apartment fire. Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Captain Bill Hough told […]