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[Read More…]
Winds fuel fire Saturday in Bartel Grassland near Flossmoor
A fire department vehicle can be seen near the fire line in this frame captured from Chronicle reporter Carole Sharwarko’s livestream report on a fire at Bartel Grasslands on Saturday, April 4. The fire burned about 10 acres, according to the Tinley Park Fire Department report. (Carole Sharwarko/H-F Chronicle) A[Read More…]
No one injured in Western Avenue fire Friday night
A single-family home was extensively damaged by fire Friday night, according to Homewood Fire Chief Bob Grabowski. No one was injured in the blaze in the 18500 block of Western Avenue in Homewood. The home suffered extensive damage to the interior, roof and north wall. The cause of the fire[Read More…]
No one injured in Sunday house fire
Homewood firefighters responded to the 800 block of Bowling Green Drive at about 9 a.m. Sunday. Fire Chief Bob Grabowski said no one was injured in the blaze, but the interior of the home was extensively damaged. Firefighters from Glenwood, Flossmoor, Hazel Crest and Thornton assisted. The fire started in the[Read More…]
Home on Aberdeen Street damaged by fire Sunday
A home in the 18300 block of Aberdeen Street was damaged in a fire Sunday night, according to Homewood Fire Chief Bob Grabowski.
Firefighters respond to blaze in Homewood on Sunday
Firefighters on scene in the 3200 block of 184th Street in Homewood on Sunday morning. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle) Homewood and area firefighters responded to an apartment fire in the 3200 block of 184th Street after 8 a.m. Sunday, May 26. The fire was contained to one apartment of the[Read More…]
Kerrigan death ruled a homicide
A Homewood man found dead in his home Wednesday night was the victim of a homicide, according to Homewood police.
Death connected to Homewood fire ruled a homicide
Firefighters found the body of 78-year-old James Kerrigan deceased in his home after extinguishing a fire Wednesday night at 1000 block of 185th St.
No one injured in fire early Sunday
Homewood firefighters responded to a residential fire in the 1700 block of 187th Street in Homewood early Sunday. Fire officials said the family was home at the time but was able to evacuate without injury.
At least one resident ‘lost everything’ in Martin Avenue fire
No one was harmed during a house fire in the early morning hours Saturday at 18332 Martin Ave., Homewood, though at least one resident suffered significant personal property damage. According to Homewood Fire Chief Bob Grabowski, the department received a call about the fire shortly after 1 a.m. Grabowski[Read More…]