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  • Woman Rescued From Icy Waters

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    Chicago Daily Southtown
    Posted: January 11th, 2003

    A 56-year-old woman taking an early-morning walk at Dolphin Lake in Homewood had to be rescued from the frigid water after she fell through the ice. Twenty Homewood firefighters and paramedics rushed to the lake to rescue the woman.


  • Small Fire Causes Stir In Batavia

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    Chicago Daily Herald
    Posted: January 11th, 2003

    At 11:47 a.m. six other fire departments, each of the Tri-Cities' police departments and four ambulances were summoned to the retirement community at 831 Batavia Ave. in case the 89 residents had to be evacuated, Darin said.


  • Hampshire Fire Board To Add Two Seats

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    Kane County Chronicle
    Posted: January 10th, 2003

    Fire board members on Wednesday agreed to add two seats to the board and to let voters decide if trustees should be elected.


  • Suspected Meth Lab Fire Destroys Apartments

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    Courtesy of Pekin Times
    Posted: January 8th, 2003

    Twenty-eight firefighters worked for hours this morning to fight a tenacious apartment fire believed to be caused by a methamphetamine lab explosion.


  • Three Saved From Burning House

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    The Telegraph
    Posted: January 8th, 2003

    GRANITE CITY -- Firefighters rescued three people early Tuesday from a burning building that used to be the home of the Niedringhaus family, founders of Granite City Steel


  • Firefighters Battle Farmhouse Blaze

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    The Herald News
    Posted: January 8th, 2003

    LOCKPORT TOWNSHIP — A bitter west wind swept thick black smoke across Briggs Street Tuesday afternoon as area firefighters battled a farmhouse blaze


  • Weekend Fires Destroy Two Paris Buildings

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    Paris Beacon Online
    Posted: January 7th, 2003

    At 1:53 a.m. Sunday, all three shifts of the Paris Fire Department responded to a house fire while the Vermilion Fire Department manned the Paris station.


  • Ill. Fire Station's Web Access Turned Off

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    Reprinted with Permission, Pjstar.com
    Posted: January 7th, 2003

    Firefighters at one Peoria fire station won't be perusing popular fire Web pages such as firehouse.com - or any other site, for that matter - anytime soon.


  • Is arson to blame?

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    Paris Beacon News
    Posted: January 3rd, 2003

    Sign reading “Arson” hangs from the door at 702 Vance Street, Cabin #3. The cabin fire is one of approximately 24 “suspicious” fires currently under investigation.


  • Arson Investigation

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    Posted: January 2nd, 2003

    Police are investigating a fire that apparently was set Saturday in the basement of a residence on the 1400 block of Dewey Avenue. Police were called to the building at 10 a.m. after firefighters responded to the scene.