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  • DuPage students get hands-on training at mock accident scene May 20, 2014 4:06 PM
    High school students studying to become emergency medical technicians at the Technology Center of DuPage got some hands-on training Tuesday during an automobile crash drill at the Addison school. The students, working alongside Addison firefighters, responded to a mock crash involving two vehicles. The firefighters used the Jaws of Life to remove the roofs of both vehicles during the drill to reveal six people, five with mock injuries and one who would be pronounced “dead” at the scene.

  • One injured in Addison fire Aug 21, 2013 10:46 PM
    Firefighters spent hours on the scene of an Addison fire that injured one person Wednesday afternoon. Battalion Chief Roy Charvat of the Addison Fire Protection District said crews responded to reports of a fire at 1045 Westgate St. around 4:30 p.m.

  • Forklift mishap causes fire scare in Addison Jun 26, 2013 6:27 PM
    A forklift crashed into an electrical panel Wednesday morning at Mauser Corp. in Addison, knocking out power to parts of the building and causing some smoke.

  • Brush pile catches fire in Lombard Aug 10, 2012 10:41 PM
    A pile of brush collected during July storms in Lombard ignited into flames Friday afternoon, and took crews 90 minutes to bring under control, authorities said. The fire broke out about 3:20 p.m. where the pile was being kept at the end of Lombard Road in the northern part of the village.

  • Small fire in Addison extingushed Mar 9, 2012 11:16 PM
    Firefighters extinguished a fire at a detached garage in Addison Friday night, authorities said. Crews from the Addison Fire Protection District battled the fire on the 100 block of Wisconsin Avenue about 8:15 p.m.

  • Addison police looking for missing 12-year-old girl Jan 5, 2012 5:14 PM
    Addison police are searching for a girl who has been missing since Dec. 28.

  • Addison police investigating shooting Jun 7, 2011 8:42 AM
    Addison police are investigating a shooting that occured Monday night on Kay Avenue.

  • Addison man dies in fireworks accident May 31, 2011 6:59 PM
    An Addison man was killed Monday night by an exploding firework, according to police.

  • Family meets Kaitlyn’s hero May 20, 2011 9:08 PM
    Jay Arnier, the off-duty paramedic who saved a little girl from drowning in the Fox a couple of weeks ago, was presented with a Citizens Life Saving Award from the McHenry County Sheriff's Department.

  • Mom of toddler: ‘He is her guardian angel’ May 12, 2011 6:41 PM
    Kaitlyn Winoker would have drowned if off-duty paramedic Joel Arnier had not been fishing on the Fox River near McHenry Tuesday afternoon, the 20-month-old girl’s mother said Thursday.

  • Addison firefighter saves infant from Fox River May 11, 2011 10:36 AM
    A longtime Addison firefighter was at the right place at the right time Tuesday when he was able to resuscitate a baby found floating in the Fox River in McHenry.

  • Woman drives into Addison condo May 3, 2011 12:31 AM
    A woman attempting to pull out of her apartment complex ended up driving into a condo living room.

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