Joliet, Illinois Fire Department news
A family of four were able to get out of a Joliet residence in the 1100 block of Heron Circle that was damaged by fire and heavy smoke.
The cause of the fire that damaged a Joliet home and killed two dogs is under investigation.
A semitrailer driver named Rashpal Saini had rescued the driver of another vehicle from a fire following a crash in Joliet Township.
Bus passengers not injured. Two in SUV treated in stable condition.
Smoke and fumes from a malfunctioning motor at Joliet West High School led to a brief evacuation of students and staff from one of the buildings on campus.
Rescue occurred Saturday night near Jefferson Street bridge.
A woman was saved from a drug overdose at the Will County Courthouse thanks to a prosecutor who first saw the symptoms and the efforts of others to revive her.
All residents were able to leave the building, the Joliet Fire Department said.
Joliet Fire Department Deputy Chief John Stachelski said that, before the fire department started its mental health program, 10% to 15% of emergency medical services were mental health-based – and that percentage increased when substance abuse-related calls were added.
No injuries were reported in the fire that damaged a residence in the 400 block of 129th Infantry Drive in Joliet.
Police seek information after 22-year-old man found shot in Joliet, following 3:15 a.m. incident in the 400 block of Meeker Avenue. The injuries were not considered life-threatening.
The structure on Joliet's far west side had major fire and smoke damage. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
A 52-year-old man fled from a parking lot into a nearby liquor store where three men continued beating him, police said.
Three vehicles were involved in a crash at a busy intersection in Joliet’s west side and three people were treated for injuries that were not life threatening.
A grease fire in a deep fryer led to the evacuation of inmates and employees the Joliet Treatment Center.