State releases more than $4.2M in Rebuild Illinois funding to replace GSU HVAC systems

No people were injured in a home fire at 1320 Jamie Lane late Friday night, but two dogs were lost, according to Homewood Fire Chief Bob Grabowski.

The residents were not home at the time the fire broke out, he said. The call came in just before midnight and crews spent two hours at the scene.

Grabowski said the home was heavily damaged, but the cause of the fire is still under investigation . . .

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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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