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body found in car after fire breaks out in cicero garage, officials say


an autopsy is expected to take place friday on a man found dead in a garage fire in cicero early thursday, officials said.the victim was identified as joseph lombardo, 71, according to a spokesman for the town of cicero.fire officials and other responders arrived at the fire in the 3500 block of 57th avenue about 4:30 a.m. lombardo was found in a car, which was running inside the garage, the spokesman said. cicero fire officials believe the car may have been the cause of the fire.lombardo lived by himself in a home at the location.cicero police said the incident is still being investigated. they also said that no foul play is expected and that no one in the area is in any danger as a result of the incident.joseph ruzich is a freelance reporter.






crews battle m ive house fire in barrington


fire crews were battling an extra-alarm house fire in northwest suburban barrington early tuesday, officials said.the fire was called in about 2 a.m. in the 26100 block of cuba road and was quickly declared a 4-alarm due to lack of water in the area. firefighters had to transport water to the home due to lack of fire hydrants in the area.no one was reported injured.officials said the home was about 6,000 square feet and appeared to be under renovation.barrington countryside fire chief jim kreher said neighbors reported seeing flames shooting from the roof before it collapsed.the fire is the second barrington house fire since sunday, when a vacant house on west russell street was damaged by a fire.check back for updates






1 person dead, another injured in oak creek fire


oak creek, wis. — officials say a woman has died after being pulled from a fire at a home in oak creek.the fire started shortly before 11 monday night in a mobile home. two people were inside the trailer when the call for help was made. fire officials say one person made it out of the home and firefighters went in to get the 54-year-old woman.both were taken to the hospital. the woman did not survive.the red cross is providing istance. investigators are looking for a cause of the fire.






crews battle m ive house fire in barrington


fire crews were battling an extra-alarm house fire in northwest suburban barrington early tuesday, officials said.the fire was called in about 2 a.m. in the 26100 block of cuba road and was quickly declared a 4-alarm due to lack of water in the area. firefighters had to transport water to the home due to lack of fire hydrants in the area.ryan mckeon, spokesman for barrington countryside fire protection district, said fire crews were still on scene as of 9:30 a.m.no one was reported injured.officials said the home was about 6,000 square feet and appeared to be under renovation.barrington countryside fire chief jim kreher said neighbors reported seeing flames shooting from the roof before it collapsed.the fire is the second barrington house fire since sunday, when a vacant house on west russ






crews battle m ive house fire in barrington


fire crews were battling an extra-alarm house fire in northwest suburban barrington early tuesday, officials said.the fire was called in about 2 a.m. in the 26100 block of cuba road and was quickly declared a 4-alarm due to lack of water in the area. firefighters had to transport water to the home due to lack of fire hydrants in the area.ryan mckeon, spokesman for barrington countryside fire protection district, said fire crews were still on scene as of 9:30 a.m.no one was reported injured.officials said the home was about 6,000 square feet and appeared to be under renovation.barrington countryside fire chief jim kreher said neighbors reported seeing flames shooting from the roof before it collapsed.the fire is the second barrington house fire since sunday, when a vacant house on west russ






crews battle m ive house fire in barrington


fire crews were on the scene of an extra-alarm fire in a home in northwest suburban barrington early tuesday, officials said.the fire was called in about 2 a.m. in the 26100 block of cuba road and was quickly declared a 4-alarm due to lack of water in the area. firefighters had to transport water to the home due to lack of fire hydrants in the area.no one was reported injured.officials said the home was about 6,000 square feet and appeared to be under renovationbarrington countryside fire chief jim kreher said neighbors reported seeing flames shooting from the roof before it collapsed.check back later for more information.






9 displaced in oak park extra-alarm apartment fire


an autopsy is expected to take place friday on a man found dead in a garage fire in cicero early thursday, officials said.the victim was identified as joseph lombardo, 71, according to a spokesman for the town of cicero.fire officials and other responders arrived at the fire in the 3500 block...an autopsy is expected to take place friday on a man found dead in a garage fire in cicero early thursday, officials said.the victim was identified as joseph lombardo, 71, according to a spokesman for the town of cicero.fire officials and other responders arrived at the fire in the 3500 block... (joseph ruzich)






fire at gay sauna in berlin kills 3 men, injures 1


berlin — german officials say three men have died and one was seriously injured in a fire at a gay sauna in berlin.the fire broke out late sunday at the steam works club in the german capital's schoeneberg district. berlin's fire department said in a statement monday that 25 people were able to escape the fire on their own.emergency workers searched the club, which has dozens of rooms, and found the three bodies. one 48-year-old man was taken to the hospital, suffering from smoke inhalation.the cause of the fire wasn't yet known.






officials: woman drove car into fox river


firefighters pulled a woman from the fox river early friday morning after she apparently drove into the water following a domestic argument, elgin fire officials said.according to officials, the woman hit a man she was with at the grand victoria casino with that car before driving into the river. the man who she struck in the nearby parking lot was taken to an area hospitalthe elgin fire department was called to the national street bridge at about 12:35 a.m. to find an suv in the river with the woman inside. she was just below the bridge, officials said.a fire department boat was launched and rescued the woman. she was then transported by ambulance to an area hospital.as firefighters had to break through ice to reach the vehicle, the south elgin fire department dive team isted with the res






resident, 2 officers injured in orland park house fire


a woman burned by a fire at her aurora apartment monday morning was taken to the hospital, according to fire officials.at 7:31 a.m. monday, aurora firefighters responded to an activated fire alarm on the 400 block of north lake street on the city's near west side, according to a news release from...






man found dead in hermosa fire


a 67-year-old man was found dead in a house fire about 11:40 p.m. friday in the 1700 block of north pulaski road in the hermosa neighborhood, police said. officials found the man in the attic apartment, and he was pronounced dead at the scene. no one else was injured. it appears it was an electrical fire, police said. the chicago fire department said the fire remained under investigation. check back for updates. 






crews battle m ive house fire in barrington


fire crews were on the scene of an extra-alarm fire in northwest suburban barrington early tuesday, officials said.the fire was called in about 2 a.m. in the 26000 block of cuba road and was quickly declared a 4-alarm due to lack of water in the area.firefighters had to transport water to the home due to lack of fire hydrants in the area.barrington countryside fire chief jim kreher said neighbors reported seeing flames shooting from the roof before it collapsed.no injuries were reported.






fort collins wildfire caused by cigarette butt, officials say – the denver post


a cigarette butt tossed from a passing car sparked a 150-acre wildfire near fort collins friday, according to the poudre fire authority.the fire was stoked friday by cured grass and high winds, which produced plumes of smoke over part of fort collins. officials say it was started one-third mile east of timberline road on the north side of colorado highway 392.crews worked to contain the fire overnight friday and put out smoldering flames until about 6:30 a.m. saturday.the fire did not threaten any houses, buildings or other structures in the area. it did burn some farm equipment, fence lines and utility poles. no injuries were reported.






florida brush fire contained, residents allowed to go home


frostproof, fla. — hundreds of residents are back in their homes after fire crews contained a brush fire spread over some 2,000 acres in central florida.the fire broke out near indian lake estates in frostproof on wednesday afternoon. that's when officials started knocking on some 800 doors, telling residents they should evacuate for their safety.polk county spokesman kevin watler said in an email sent early thursday that residents have been allowed to return to their homes but state road 60 and county road 630 remain closed because of the fire.fire chief tony stravino tells the ledger (http://bit.ly/2kn8erw ) some people chose to stay in their homes, but most left.watler says at least one house was destroyed by the fire.






fire strikes south minneapolis home; 1 person burned, 2 children treated


a residential fire in south minneapolis left one person burned, two children needing medical attention and three families displaced from their homes by the blaze, authorities said.the first-floor fire struck one of six connected townhouses about 4 p.m. urday in the 2400 block of o a place on the little earth reservation, fire officials said.firefighters had the blaze under control by about 5:15 p.m. authorities have yet to say what may started the fire.there is no immediate word on the condition of the adult who was burned. the two children were evaluated for smoke inhalation, according to the fire department.the red cross was called in to ist three families, consisting of six adults and seven children, with their immediate needs.






fire strikes little earth reservation home; 1 person burned, 2 children treated


a residential fire in south minneapolis left one person burned, two children needing medical attention and three families displaced from their homes by the blaze, authorities said.the first-floor fire struck one of six connected townhouses about 4 p.m. urday in the 2400 block of o a place on the little earth reservation, fire officials said.firefighters had the blaze under control by about 5:15 p.m. authorities have yet to say what may started the fire.there is no immediate word on the condition of the adult who was burned. the two children were evaluated for smoke inhalation, according to the fire department.the red cross was called in to ist three families, consisting of six adults and seven children, with their immediate needs.






melville gas station fire causes extensive damage, officials say


advertisement | advertise on newsdayfirefighters respond to a fire at the citgo gas station at 1153 walt whitman rd. in melville early monday, jan. 30, 2017. suffolk police said they received a 911 call about a possible fire at the location about 10:50 p.m. on sunday, jan. 29. (credit: newsday / laura figueroa) a fire at a gas station in melville that broke out late sunday was brought under control early monday after causing extensive damage, officials said. more than 75 firefighters from multiple departments including melville, east farmingdale and dix hills responded to the fire at richie’s citgo station on walt whitman road, said steve silverman, a spokesman for the melville fire department.“the...






underground fires, toxins in unfunded cleanup of old mines


preston county, w.va. — an underground coal mine fire still smolders in northern west virginia, releasing smoke from gashes in a hillside only a stone's throw from some houses.state officials say the fire, which may have started by arson, lightning or a forest fire, had burned low for several years before bursting into flames last july in rural preston county.the growing fire moved the mine to the top of cleanup list in west virginia, which has some of the worst old mine problems in the country.state officials expect to spend $5 million this year to put it out. it's in a mine abandoned before 1977, among 3,400 old sites still posing health and safety threats with fixes estimated to cost $4.5 billion.






fire strikes south minneapolis home; 1 person burned, 2 children treated


a residential fire in south minneapolis left one person burned, two children needing medical attention and three families displaced from their homes by the blaze, authorities said.the first-floor fire struck one of six connected townhouses about 4 p.m. urday in the 2400 block of o a place on the little earth reservation, fire officials said.firefighters had the blaze under control by about 5:15 p.m. authorities have yet to say what may started the fire.there is no immediate word on the condition of the adult who was burned. the two children were evaluated for smoke inhalation, according to the fire department.the red cross was called in to ist three families, consisting of six adults and seven children, with their immediate needs.paul walsh






islip mcdonald’s flag ‘rescued’ by fire department, officials say


advertisement | advertise on newsdaythe islip fire department said its members banded together to recover an american flag that had come loose from the mcdonalds on main street during the snowstorm on thursday, feb. 9, 2017. (credit: islip fire department) stranded motorists weren’t the only ones in need of rescue thursday — the islip fire department said its members banded together to recover an american flag that had come loose in the storm.fire officials said in a facebook post that members of the community had called around 3:15 p.m. about the flag at the islip mcdonald’s on main street. the flag had come loose in the high winds and “was...






samsung’s sdi facility in china briefly caught fire, note7 batteries could be to


early this morning on february 8, a small area of samsung’s sdi facility in china caught fire. the local fire department said that the cause of the fire was due to waste products including faulty batteries, probably the same ones that were in the galaxy note7.the local officials said that “material that caught fire was lithium batteries inside the production workshops and some half-finished products.” thankfully, the fire was put out with no casualties reported, that’s after the local fire department of tianjin showed up with 110 firefighters and 19 fire engines. that’s how you fight fires.samsung should hope nobody misinterprets this event as any indication that the company plans to use inferior batteries for the galaxy s8. speaking of which, the galaxy s8 is said to be revealed at a sams






crews battle m ive house fire in barrington


fire crews were battling an extra-alarm house fire in northwest suburban barrington early tuesday, officials said.the fire was called in about 2 a.m. in the 26100 block of cuba road and was quickly declared a 4-alarm due to lack of water in the area. firefighters had to transport water to the home due to lack of fire hydrants in the area.ryan mckeon, spokesman for barrington countryside fire protection district, said fire crews were still on scene as of 9:30 a.m.no one was reported injured.officials said the home was about 6,000 square feet and appeared to be under renovation.barrington firetodd shields / pioneer pressfire crews responded early tuesday to an extra-alarm house fire in barrington. the fire was called in about 2 a.m. in the 26100 block of cuba road and was quickly declared a






evacuations ordered as concrete slab threatens to fall from soma construction si


san francisco — fire officials are evacuating five buildings wednesday afternoon in san francisco’s south of market neighborhood where a 2,000-pound concrete slab is at risk of falling from the 30th floor of a building under construction.the slab is on the 30th floor of a construction site at 41 tehama st., fire officials said on twitter at 2:54 p.m.fire officials are now evacuating that site and four nearby sites including 543 howard st. and 44, 56 and 58 tehama st.san francisco department of emergency management officials are warning people to avoid the area between howard, folsom, first and second streets.the project at 41 tehama st. is a 37-story, 403-unit luxury residential tower near the transbay transit center site. construction began in 2015, according to a 2015 statement from deve






multiple long island fire departments battle mill neck house blaze


advertisement | advertise on newsdaythe locust valley fire department responded to a house fire on la colline drive in mill neck on urday, feb. 4, 2017. multiple neighboring fire departments also responded to ist locust valley. (credit: andrew carpenter) multiple fire departments spent hours battling a house fire friday night on la colline drive in mill neck, officials said urday.locust valley fire department chief peter greenfield said it took several hours to contain the blaze. firefighters from east norwich, glenwood, bayville and oyster bay’s atlantic steamer fire co. isted in battling the fire, he said.greenfield said the...






waldo fire department mourns after firefighter dies in crash


waldo, wis. — the waldo fire department is in mourning after one of its firefighters died in a weekend crash.the sheboygan county sheriff's office says 31-year-old ryan moyer was killed in the crash urday afternoon in the town of lyndon. moyer was driving a pickup truck when it crashed. two other firefighters were injured.authorities say the men were out collecting donations for next month's fire department brat fry.moyer had been with the fire department for five years.it's not clear what caused the crash, but sheriff's officials are investigating whether speed or alcohol were factors.






minneapolis fire injures adult, 2 children


emergency responders treated an adult who suffered burns and two children with smoke inhalation after a urday afternoon fire at a townhouse in minneapolis’ little earth of the united tribes housing development.firefighters responded around 4 p.m. to a row of townhouses on the 2400 block of o a place, according to fire officials. residents were evacuated from the surrounding homes as crews battled the blaze for more than two hours.three people, including two children, were treated by paramedics. their conditions were not immediately known.the cause of the fire remains under investigation. the red cross arrived at the scene to aid displaced residents.






minneapolis fire injures adult, 2 children


emergency responders treated an adult who suffered burns and two children with smoke inhalation after a urday afternoon fire at a townhouse in minneapolis' little earth of the united tribes housing development.firefighters responded around 4 p.m. to a row of townhouses on the 2400 block of o a place, according to fire officials. residents were evacuated from the surrounding homes as crews battled the blaze for more than two hours.three people, including two children, were treated by paramedics. their conditions were not immediately known.the cause of the fire remains under investigation. the red cross arrived at the scene to aid 13 displaced residents in three families.






woman dies in downers grove house fire


a downers grove woman last week in a house fire in the western suburb, police said.robyn rauch, 35, and two other individuals were transported to advocate good samaritan hospital with injuries from the fire.rauch was later transported to advocate lutheran general hospital in park ridge for treatment but p ed away about 11:32 p.m. on feb. 4. the other two have been treated and released.downers grove police lt. david bormann said emergency officials encountered a two-story, single-family home on fire at 4 a.m. with thick smoke coming from two sides of the structure in the 4000 block of washington street.bormann also said a neighbor was attempting to ist a person t ped at a second-floor window. firefighters entered the home to attack the fire and perform a search. due to the intensity of the






official: 1 missing, 2 injured in louisiana pipeline blaze


paradis, la. — officials say one person is missing and two are injured after an explosion sparked a pipeline fire in southeastern louisiana.st. charles parish sheriff greg champagne says authorities don't yet know what caused the fire at the phillips 66 pipeline in paradis. he says a crew of six workers was cleaning the pipeline at the time. two were injured, three had no or minor injuries and one was unaccounted for.champagne says the 20-inch pipeline has been shut off at the source but the fire will have to burn off the rest of the product, which could take hours or days. he says the fire is 30 or 40 feet wide and about the same height.the sheriff says 60 homes have been evacuated and highway traffic is being diverted around the area.






red line running again after fire disrupts service for 30 minutes


cta officials on tuesday said some red line train stops were temporarily unavailable because of chicago fire department activity along the route.firefighters responded to a call at 11:53 a.m. in the 1200 block of clybourn avenue, according to the department and the chicago transit authority. service resumed at 12:20 p.m., said irene ferradaz, a cta spokeswoman."we are back on track," she said.fire officials tweeted that a single hose was used to extinguish a fire and that no one was injured. at the time of the disruption, she said southbound red line trains were stopping at fullerton avenue, where the elevated tracks go underground."trains are being re-routed to the elevated tracks between fullerton and cermack-chinatown due to cfd activity near north and clybourn," she said at the time. "






ex-nfl player quentin moses, 2 others die in house fire


monroe, ga. — fire officials say former nfl linebacker end quentin moses and two other people have died in a house fire in georgia.monroe fire department chief keith glass tells local news media that the 33-year-old moses, 31-year-old andria godard and her 10-year-old daughter jasmine godard died after the fire started around 6 a.m. sunday. moses was found unconscious and moved outside the house. he was pronounced dead at a hospital.moses was a defensive end for the georgia bulldogs from 2003-2005. he played four seasons with the miami dolphins from 2007-2010 as a linebacker.moses was an assistant coach at reinhardt university.glass says the house was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. the cause of the blaze is under investigation.






multiple li fire departments battle mill neck house blaze


multiple fire departments spent hours battling a house fire friday night on la colline drive in mill neck, officials said urday.locust valley fire department chief peter greenfield said it took several hours to contain the blaze. firefighters from east norwich, glenwood, bayville and oyster bay’s atlantic steamer fire co. isted in battling the fire, he said.advertisement | advertise on newsdaygreenfield said the department received the call about the fire at 9:15 p.m. and it was brought under control around 2:30 a.m. “it took us a good three hours to get it under control,” the chief said. “it was a pretty big fire.”although the homeowners had been in the home when the fire broke out, no injuries were reported, greenfield said.long islandrecent li firesthe chief said he didn’t know the owne






multiple long island fire departments battle mill neck house blaze


multiple fire departments spent hours battling a house fire friday night on la colline drive in mill neck, officials said urday.locust valley fire department chief peter greenfield said it took several hours to contain the blaze. firefighters from east norwich, glenwood, bayville and oyster bay’s atlantic steamer fire co. isted in battling the fire, he said.advertisement | advertise on newsdaygreenfield said the department received the call about the fire at 9:15 p.m. and it was brought under control around 2:30 a.m. “it took us a good three hours to get it under control,” the chief said. “it was a pretty big fire.”although the homeowners had been in the home when the fire broke out, no injuries were reported, greenfield said.long islandrecent li firesthe chief said he didn’t know the owne






9 displaced in oak park extra-alarm apartment fire


nine people were displaced friday in an extra-alarm fire in oak park that officials believe started in the utility room of a three-story apartment building.the fire started about 1:20 a.m. in the basement utility room of the building in the 300 block of west washington street, said kevin fadden, the battalion chief for the oak park fire department.residents of the six-unit building got out on their own. the building's mana ent secured temporary housing for the families. the red cross said nine people were displaced by the fire, wgn-tv reported.when firefighters arrived, the blaze was elevated to a three-alarm fire. firefighters were concerned the flames could have s up along the walls because of how the older building is structured, fadden said. they also raised the incident because of the






thornton gr fire causing traffic delays on i-25 – the denver post


a gr fire in thornton is causing traffic delays on interstate 25 southbound as firefighters work to get it under control.the i-25 off-ramp to 92nd avenue and thornton parkway remains closed, according to a tweet from the thornton fire department.the fire, which had burned three to four acres wednesday afternoon, had forced traffic on i-25 at 104th avenue to one lane, said sara farris, a spokeswoman for the north metro fire rescue district.firefighters had the fire under control as of 3:30 p.m. but were still fighting spots, farris said. no structures had been threatened, but the fire e close to the property line of north mor elementary school in northglenn.






fire truck takes a tumble in the cajon pass


a lane on interstate 15 failed at the cajon pass on friday night, leaving a fire engine dangling over the side of the road. officials said all firefighters got out safe but the engine eventually went over the side.






tilting crane, concrete slab on high-rise stabilized – the mercury news


san francisco  — san francisco fire officials say a crane and concrete slab on a south of market high-rise construction project that were unstable and considered at risk of falling on wednesday have been secured and the incident has been resolved.evacuations have been lifted in the area around the building at 41 tehama st., except in the affected building itself, according to a statement from firefighters posted to social media at 9 p.m.the scene has been turned back over to the construction firm, firefighters said.the project developer said in a statement wednesday that the incident occurred at 2:45 p.m. when a system used to form concrete walls was being raised from levels 35 to 36 and had a partial hydraulic failure.fire officials described the incident as a failure of one of the struts






adams school bus catches fire; four students evacuated – the denver post


four middle school students were evacuated safely tuesday from a school bus that had caught fire.the incident happened about 3:50 p.m. at rocky top middle school, 14150 york st., according to the thornton fire department.the adams 12 five star school’s bus was loading after classes had been dismissed for the day when the driver noticed smoke streaming from the engine, said sabrina iacovetta, a fire department spokeswoman.“the bus driver did exactly what she is trained to do, get everyone off the bus immediately,” iacovetta said.firefighters were called to the school, and the fire was extinguished. the cause of the fire is under investigation.






the latest: 2 die, 16 hurt in fire at anchorage apartments


anchorage, alaska — the latest on a deadly fire in anchorage, alaska (all times local):11:45 a.m.fire officials in anchorage say burn victims from a fire at an apartment complex had to be distributed to four area hospitals.the anchorage fire department says two people died and 16 were transported by ambulance from the royal suite lodge apartment complex.four adults were transported in critical condition. four children were taken to hospitals, including two in serious condition.anchorage police identified one of the dead as 38-year-old teuaililo nua.a 911 call on the fire came in 2:30 a.m. wednesday.firefighters arrived within three minutes. a quarter of the building was burning and within 10 minutes, the fire had spread to half the complex.burn victims were transported to providence alaska






barrington house destroyed by early morning fire


an extra alarm fire destroyed a large brick home tuesday morning in unincorporated barrington that required istance from about 30 area fire departments.no injuries were reported, and responders relied on water pumped in from several blocks away because no fire hydrants are in the rural suburban neighborhood where the fire took place, in the 26100 block of cuba road. neighbors saw smoke coming from the house and called in the fire around 2 a.m., according to barrington countryside fire protection district chief jim kreher."it had a pretty good head start. no one was home at the time," kreher said at the scene tuesday morning.from cuba road, fire hoses stretched along the drive for four blocks leading to the house, as a small emergency crew watched over the smoldering home amid thick, gray s






9 displaced in oak park extra-alarm apartment fire


nine people were displaced friday in an extra-alarm fire that officials believe started in the utility room of a three-story apartment building in the 300 block of west washington street in suburban oak park. the fire started about 1:20 a.m. in the utility room located in the building's basement, said kevin fadden, the battalion chief for the oak park fire department. residents of the building, which has six units, got out of the building on their own. the building's mana ent secured temporary housing for the families. the red cross said nine people were displaced by the fire, wgn-tv reported.  when firefighters arrived at the scene, the incident was elevated to a three-alarm fire. firefighters were concerned the flames could have s up along the walls because of how the older building is s






barrington house destroyed by early morning fire


an extra alarm fire destroyed a large brick home tuesday morning in unincorporated barrington that required istance from about 30 area fire departments.no injuries were reported, and responders relied on water pumped in from several blocks away because no fire hydrants are in the rural suburban neighborhood where the fire took place, in the 26100 block of cuba road. neighbors saw flames shooting from the roof before it collapsed and called in the fire around 2 a.m., according to barrington countryside fire protection district chief jim kreher."it had a pretty good head start. no one was home at the time," kreher said at the scene tuesday morning.from cuba road, fire hoses stretched along the drive for four blocks leading to the house, as a small emergency crew watched over the smoldering h






man dies after being found inside burning home in lake in the hills


authorities in mchenry county are continuing to investigate the death of a man found inside a burning home sunday night in northwest suburban lake in the hills.arthur w. knutson, 61, was pronounced dead at 9:40 p.m. sunday at centegra hospital-huntley, where he had been taken after firefighters from the algonquin-lake in the hills fire district rescued him minutes earlier from a second-story bedroom of his home in the 900 block of creekview lane, according to lake in the hills police and the mchenry county coroner's office.preliminary findings from an autopsy conducted monday revealed knutson suffered burns and inhalation of soot, according to the coroner's office. additional testing is pending, and the cause and manner of death remain under investigation. the cause of the fire also remain






man dies after being found inside burning home in lake in the hills


authorities in mchenry county are continuing to investigate the death of a man found inside a burning home sunday night in northwest suburban lake in the hills.arthur w. knutson, 61, was pronounced dead at 9:40 p.m. sunday at centegra hospital-huntley, where he had been taken after firefighters from the algonquin-lake in the hills fire district rescued him minutes earlier from a second-story bedroom of his home in the 900 block of creekview lane, according to lake in the hills police and the mchenry county coroner's office.preliminary findings from an autopsy conducted monday revealed knutson suffered burns and inhalation of soot, according to the coroner's office. additional testing is pending, and the cause and manner of death remain under investigation. the cause of the fire also remain






gordon heights home partially destroyed by fire, officials say


advertisement | advertise on newsdaya fire that started outside the front door of a home in gordon heights on sunday destroyed at least one side of the structure, but there were no injuries, a spokeswoman for the hamlet’s fire department said.the spokeswoman, who asked not to be identified, said the blaze broke out at 10:05 a.m. at a house on park lane. she said a mother, her two children and two dogs inside had escaped by...