Early Saturday, Rockford (IL) Fire Department firefighters responded to a major fire at an abandoned structure. See pics by Tim Olk.
After nearly 30 years with the fire department, Chief Brian Mohr will retire on Nov. 16, officials announced Friday.
A large early-morning fire destroyed the roof of a home in the 1100 block of Water Street.
The fire broke out on the top floor of a building at 18th and Dearborn Streets around 12:30 a.m.
The Peoria City Council approved a settlement with the union that represents the city's firefighters that will allow one of the fire houses that was to be closed to remain open for six months.
A kite surfer who found himself in distress while out on choppy Lake Michigan waters Monday morning was rescued by Wilmette firefighters, authorities said.
Family, friends, and first responders gathered to honor the memory a South Holland (IL) firefighter and paramedic who died during a training exercise.
Dylan Cunningham, 29, of the South Holland Fire Department died after a dive training exercise, according to reports.
One person was killed and two seriously injured in a home explosion Tuesday evening in Rockford, Illinois.
Fire photographer Tim Olk shared some photos of firefighters working at the scene of a tanker truck rollover in Lyons, Illinois.