Sycamore, Illinois Fire Department news
A vacant home and a garage in rural DeKalb County have been ruled total losses after a fire this week, authorities said.
Sycamore residents filled a crowded City Council chambers this week to back a local voice who called into question whether the city's plans for a new fire station should be brought to a vote with a referendum.
A South Elgin man was flown to Rockford with injuries after a rollover vehicle crash in rural Sycamore Tuesday, authorities said.
The city of Sycamore will add a new ambulance to its emergency fleet in 2025.
Sycamore police, fire and School District 427 officials recently participated in a school shooter training exercise meant to better prepare the district for potential crisis response.
With a heat wave, here are multiple free places to cool down across DeKalb County for those in need of respite from the weather:
After spending months mulling over what to do about the city’s 66-year-old Fire Station 1 building, Sycamore City Council could authorize an architect agreement for a new Fire Station 1 next week.
A jammed elevator motor which filled the elevator with smoke caused a brief fire response to a downtown Sycamore bank Wednesday evening, said Sycamore Fire Chief Bart Gilmore.
With no air conditioning in the living quarters – and a 66-year-old boiler that went down at least twice over the past winter – Sycamore officials are mulling over the future Sycamore Fire Station No. 1.
Sycamore Fire Chief Bart Gilmore was sworn as the city’s next head of department this week after serving as the interim fire chief for two months this spring.
The Sycamore City Council recently considered proposals to renovate Fire Station 1 or build a new one the city’s south side, two options that each would cost more than $11 million.
A bush fire along Peace Road in Sycamore caused thousands of dollars worth of damages to a hotel and injured one person late Thursday, according to the Sycamore Fire Department.
After two months on the job, Carl Reina is out as Sycamore fire chief, confirmed Sycamore Fire Department employees, though details on his departure aren’t readily available.
Sycamore firefighter Brad Belanger, elected to serve on the DeKalb County Board in November, resigned from the board this month to focus on his health after being diagnosed with esophageal and gastric cancer. The community is coming to his aid.
A barn was destroyed in a structure fire in rural Sycamore Wednesday, according to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office.