A Chicago man has been accused of setting a display of snack chips on fire in a Glendale Heights convenience store, damaging more than $5,000 worth of product.
The Joliet Fire Department responded to a fire at a motel on the west side Monday morning.
The lawsuit was filed by the parents of a 25-year-old man who was killed in a refinery explosion and fire in unincorporated Lemont last year. The lawsuit alleged industry safety standards were violated before the incident.
Less than three weeks after suffering a devastating loss, the Moore Tires family is in overdrive, hustling to open the new site in Rock Falls that eventually will have a 21-bay repair shop, a company headquarters and a warehouse.
The Moore Tires family is in overdrive, hustling to open the new site in Rock Falls, which eventually will have a 21-bay repair shop, an office building that will serve as company headquarters, and a warehouse.
The new shop is being built at 2400 First Ave./state Route 40.
The 11-bay shop at 2411 E. Rock Falls Road/U.S. Route 30, Moore Tires’ original location and the company headquarters, was destroyed Jan. 16 in the blaze, which began around 4:25 a.m. in the first-floor shop area. Firefighters from more than 20 agencies responded, but there was no saving the 70,000-square-foot facility. No one was injured.
Damage to the building and contents from the fire at the Life Storage self-storage facility in Algonquin could reach $1 million, and how insurance typically works in such cases.
The fire consumed the second floor and attic of an detached garage outside Woodstock but did not spread to the house.
No injuries were reported from a Wednesday evening house fire in Villa Park that left the home uninhabitable.
One person suffered smoke inhalation injuries after a fire completely engulfed a Crystal Lake home early Monday morning.
A pole barn fire at a farm early Saturday morning in rural Alden Township caused an estimated $450,000 in damages, officials said.
Moore Tires, devastated by fire less that two weeks ago, has wasted no time in finding a new location to rebuild in Rock Falls.
Firefighters responded to LSC Environmental Products on Monday, Jan. 22, 2024, near Lostant. The fire was upgraded to a third alarm of the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System shortly before 12:30 p.m. The company is located between Tonica and Lostant off Route 251.
Less than three weeks into Ken Wolf III’s time as acting Rock Falls fire chief, he found himself heading the biggest firefighting operation of his 25-year career when 90% of Moore Tires' 70,000-square-foot shop burned Jan. 16.
An 89-year-old Rock Falls woman died Tuesday from injuries suffered in a house fire, Whiteside County Coroner Joe McDonald said in a news release Wednesday morning.
A fire that broke out in a building with four attached homes in Crystal Lake left two families displaced.