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Posted on Sun, 24 Jun 2018 22:45:21 GMT



Springfield fire battalion chief arrested in Sherman - The State Journal-Register


The State Journal-Register

Springfield fire battalion chief arrested in Sherman
The State Journal-Register
A battalion chief with the Springfield Fire Department was arrested in Sherman Monday after he allegedly threatened a village police officer. Chad W. Bates, 44, of Sherman, was arrested Monday and booked into the Sangamon County Jail on charges of ...
Springfield fire captain arrestedWAND

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Posted on Wed, 06 Jun 2018 01:08:28 GMT



Springfield fire crews extinguish Laurel Street house fire - FOX Illinois


FOX Illinois

Springfield fire crews extinguish Laurel Street house fire
FOX Illinois
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — The Springfield Fire Department responded to a house fire at 2220 E. Laurel Street in Springfield Thursday. Fire crews were called to the scene around 11 a.m.. Officials said when the first engine arrived at the scene, ...

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Posted on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 17:13:45 GMT



Springfield fire captain arrested for intimidation, obstruction of justice - FOX Illinois


FOX Illinois

Springfield fire captain arrested for intimidation, obstruction of justice
FOX Illinois
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — Update: The Springfield Fire Department announced Wednesday Bates was placed on paid administrative leave, pending an investigation by the Sangamon County State's Attorney's Office. No further statement will be ...


Posted on Wed, 06 Jun 2018 02:50:41 GMT



Fire marshal says leave fireworks to professionals - The State Journal-Register


The State Journal-Register

Fire marshal says leave fireworks to professionals
The State Journal-Register
Both are illegal for the general public in Illinois, but can be easily bought in neighboring states. Springfield Fire ... “On a typical Fourth of July, the Springfield Fire Department will respond to a handful of firework related injuries,” Richmond ...


Posted on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 01:21:24 GMT



2 escape house fire in Springfield - WAND


WAND

2 escape house fire in Springfield
WAND
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - The Springfield Fire Department said a home is a total loss on Thursday morning. Firefighters were called out to a home in the 1700 block of East Cook Street around 9:30 a.m.. Two people were inside the home when the fire ...


Posted on Thu, 14 Jun 2018 16:47:40 GMT



Firemen collaborate to fight massive controlled fire under blistering sun - FOX Illinois


FOX Illinois

Firemen collaborate to fight massive controlled fire under blistering sun
FOX Illinois
SPRINGFIELD, IL. (WRSP) — Saturday, fire department crews from across Central Illinois came together under the searing heat and set a massive fire to practice their firefighting skills to make sure they're prepared for a real situation. They worked ...


Posted on Sun, 17 Jun 2018 03:52:20 GMT



Teenager dies after jumping in lake - IllinoisHomePage.net


IllinoisHomePage.net

Teenager dies after jumping in lake
IllinoisHomePage.net
Police tell us a group of teenagers were jumping off a bridge near Tom Madonia Park around 3:30 Friday afternoon. Officers say one teenager started having trouble and went underwater. The Springfield Fire Department was called and the teenager was sent ...
Teen dead after being pulled from Lake SpringfieldThe State Journal-Register

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Posted on Sat, 02 Jun 2018 00:33:59 GMT



Firefighters warn about mowers catching fire - FOX Illinois


FOX Illinois

Firefighters warn about mowers catching fire
FOX Illinois
"The biggest thing is to make sure you turn it off and let it cool for two to three minutes," Springfield Fire Department Captain Paul Byers said. "Gasoline has a very low flash point and the engine is hotter than that flashpoint and if you're pouring ...


Posted on Mon, 11 Jun 2018 03:58:16 GMT



House fire confirmed on East Cook Street Thursday - FOX Illinois


FOX Illinois

House fire confirmed on East Cook Street Thursday
FOX Illinois
One victim was transported to a local hospital for minor cuts and injuries after evacuating from the second story of the home. The Springfield Fire Department said the house is a total loss despite their efforts. "We did an offensive attack on the fire ...


Posted on Thu, 14 Jun 2018 16:46:12 GMT



Springfield Mile postponed to Monday - The State Journal-Register


Springfield Mile postponed to Monday
The State Journal-Register
The Springfield Fire Department was called out to the Illinois State Fairgrounds to rescue people stuck in an elevator at the grandstands when the facility lost power. Heat winners Sunday were: Jeffrey Carver Jr., of Godfrey; American Flat Track series ...

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Posted on Sun, 27 May 2018 22:45:41 GMT



 

 
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