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Mt. Greenwood »

The long-smoldering fire in a South Chicago warehouse was caused by an arc welder igniting insulation.

River North »

Firefighters had to lift the man out of the garbage chute Monday afternoon at 171 W. Oak St. 

Morgan Park »

The charity hockey game will take the ice at 6 p.m. Jan. 23 at the new rink in Morgan Park.

Lakeview »

No one was injured or inside the building at the time of the fire.

Mt. Greenwood »

Capt. Herbert "Herbie" Johnson of Morgan Park died Nov. 2, 2012 while battling a fire in Gage Park.

Roseland »

The building had no working smoke detectors and "illegal electrical," according to fire officials.

Mt. Greenwood »

Hundreds gather at the funeral of Capuano, of Mt. Greenwood, who left behind a wife and three children. 

Mt. Greenwood »

Visitation was held Thursday night for the Chicago firefighter who died while on duty Monday.

Beverly »

Like Dan Capuano, Craig McShane also died after falling into an open elevator shaft on Sept. 22, 1981.

Downtown »

"You don't think they make people like Dan Capuano anymore," said Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

South Chicago »

The city is seeking an emergency court order to tear down the building where Dan Capuano died Monday.

Mt. Greenwood »

A moment of silence was held before the puck dropped Tuesday night for the late firefighter.

Lakeview »

Retired fireman Thomas Raycheck died cold and alone, leading to an effort to memorialize him properly.

Near West Side »

Proceeds from the commemorative can campaign will provide financial assistance to widows and orphans.

Norwood Park »

The lumber yard at 6220 N. Northwest Highway is still on fire after the flames rekindled around 7 a.m.