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Better access to Flossmoor police, fire stations needed, officials say

A house fire on Morgan Street caused extensive damage to a home on Morgan Street in Homewood, but no one was injured in the blaze. (Provided photo by Will McCloud)

No one was injured in a house fire in Homewood Tuesday night, but the residence suffered extensive damage, according to fire department officials.

Homewood firefighters responded to 18803 Morgan St. after receiving the fire call at 9:22 p.m., according to Fire Chief Bob Grabowski. 

One resident was home when the fire started but was able to escape . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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