Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) announces $214,533 federal grant for Chicago Ridge Fire Department.
Monday, April 22, 2013
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Firefighters put out a fire that left three floors collapsed Saturday afternoon and dozens homeless.
No injuries have been reported in a fire that left the interior of a 32-unit Morgan Park condo building partially collapsed. The fire broke out around 2:20 p.m. at 2030 W. 111th Street, according to Chicago Fire Department officials. Chicago Deputy Fire Commissioner John McNicholas said the 3-11 alarm fire has so far caused minor injuries to four people who were treated at the scene but declined to go to the hospital. Roddric Sims lives on the third floor of the building and was home with his son Ryan, 7, when the fire broke out. "The alarm went off, someone was outside yelling 'Fire!'," Sims said. "I walked out of my son's room and saw black smoke coming out of the vent." Sims then picked up his son and ran to the end of the hallway …