Tag: Homewood Fire Department

2 pets lost in Homewood home fire Friday night

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…]

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Open house guest exemplifies fire safety message

Homewood firefighters begin to extinguish the fire in the demonstration of how fast fire spreads in a structure unprotected by sprinklers. They subsequently set fire to the other structure, which was equipped with sprinklers, to show how quickly the fire could be subdued. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle) Viewpoint: The commentary below[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…]

Village corrects statement: Homewood paramedics still on the job

Homewood paramedics who were exposed to the COVID-19 virus are still working, the village said in a statement released Wednesday. On Tuesday, the village sent a statement that incorrectly said the three paramedics were sent home and placed under self-quarantine. Wednesday’s statement clarified that mistake. “Under current CDC, Illinois Department[Read More…]

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