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Fire officials warn motorists about parking cars near leaves after fire engulfs vehicle in Mundelein

Fire officials have issued a warning to residents to be cautious when parking near leaves after a car became fully engulfed in flames in Mundelein Monday evening. The Mundelein Fire Department responded Monday evening to a report of a vehicle fire. Crews arrived to find the vehicle fully involved in flames. Leaves surrounding the vehicle […]

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Illinois fire marshal offers safety tips for frying a turkey, cooking on Thanksgiving

The Illinois state fire marshal is offering safety tips for cooking on Thanksgiving, which is the leading day for home fires when four times the average number of fires occur. Ranges and cooktops account for almost three out of every five home fires reported involving cooking, with ovens accounting for 13% of those fires. According […]