Today is the anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire, which started Oct. 8, 1871, killing about 300 people, destroying roughly 3.3 square miles of the city, and leaving more than 100,000 residents homeless. Despite a popular story, the fire was not begun by Mrs. O'Leary's cow, although the fire did start in the O'Leary family barn.
With wind chill values at zero degrees, Bloomington firefighters battle a fire that destroyed a mobile home at 10 Violet Lane.
J&J Performance Powder Coating at 410 E. Washington St., Carlock, is a total loss. However, there are no injuries.
Lightning may have set off a fire that spread to the two-story country home of John Sutter about 11 p.m. Thursday.
Firefighters from eight departments battled a fire that destroyed two trailer homes in Atlanta Monday.
Bloomington and Normal firefighters spent their Saturday afternoon battling an apartment fire on Bloomington's east side. A firefighter was hu…
Flames ripped through the garage and damaged the home of Dave Price Wednesday at 1301 Alexander Road. Price complained of some minor burns to …
McLean and several other area fire departments battle a blaze that destroyed one home and damaged another late Thursday night.
Bloomington firefighters were on the scene for more than five hours as they fought a fire that destroyed a two-story house at 911 W. Front Street.
Firefighters from across central Illinois fought a fire that destroyed the ICCI Illini Concrete plant in Tremont Thursday.
Fire destroyed the Bentley Motors building at 1508 S. Main St., Saturday morning. At least four other businesses also were located in the buil…
One woman was taken to the hospital after fire broke out Monday afternoon at a home at 209 W. Washington St. in Towanda. About 50 firefighters…
One person was dead after a fire and explosion at 308 Robinhood Lane on Wednesday morning.
Firefighters from seven departments battle a multi-alarm fire in an apartment building at 1519 E. Hwy. 54, Clinton, on Friday, January 9, 2015.