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State fire marshal investigating after firefighters find deceased person inside burning home in Lake in the Hills

The Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal is investigating after firefighters found a person deceased inside a burning home in Lake in the Hills late Saturday evening. The Huntley Fire Protection District responded around 11:28 p.m. Saturday to the 3000 block of Impressions Drive in Lake in the Hills for a call of a […]

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Company reaches agreement in lawsuit brought by attorney general for explosion that killed 4 at Waukegan plant

AB Specialty Silicones has agreed to stop producing certain products and pay a fine following a lawsuit by the attorney general’s office after an explosion at their Waukegan plant killed four employees in 2019. The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board released a video in April giving a detailed recreation of the May 3, […]

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Federal agency releases video recreation of how massive explosion occurred at Waukegan plant that killed 4

Federal officials this week released a video recreation showing what exactly caused a massive explosion and fire at AB Specialty Silicones in Waukegan that killed four employees in 2019. The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board released the video on Thursday explaining the May 3, 2019, blast at an AB Specialty Silicones plant near […]