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  • Auto-aid deal still eludes Barrington, fire district Nov 18, 2013 10:50 PM
    Ironically but not coincidentally, the Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District’s negotiation of automatic-aid agreements with its neighbors is taking the longest with its current contractual partner, the Barrington Fire Department.

  • Barrington fire district to have 3 assistant chiefs Nov 4, 2013 8:20 PM
    Less than two months before they’ll be operating independently, Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District trustees Monday approved another automatic-aid agreement with a neighbor and authorized the hire of three part-time assistant chiefs. Officials added an auto-aid agreement with the Fox River Grove Fire Protection District to ones they approved two weeks ago with the fire departments of Lake Zurich and Long Grove.

  • No injuries reported in Lake in the Hills blaze Oct 18, 2013 4:13 PM
    No one was injured but three families were evacuated during an apartment fire in the 1300 blockof Cunat Road in Lake in the Hills Thursday night. A kitchen fire is blamed for the damge.

  • Algonquin fire limited to kitchen Oct 15, 2013 12:12 PM
    No one was injured in a structure fire in Algonquin overnight Tuesday, authorities said. Crews were called to the 1400 block of Winaki Trail and put out a kitchen fire.

  • No one injured in east side Algonquin fire Jun 3, 2013 1:57 PM
    Fire officials are investigating the cause of an early-morning fire that caused less than $10,000 damage to a house on the east side of Algonquin. No injuries were reported.

  • Minor injuries for 17 Algonquin students in bounce house accident May 23, 2013 3:39 PM
    Six students from Algonquin Lakes Elementary School were sent to area hospitals for evaluation Thursday afternoon after they were injured in a bounce house during an indoor school celebration, officials said. Another 11 students were treated at the school and released to their parents. There were no serious injuries.

  • Former Carpentersville fire chief retired amid probe into his conduct May 8, 2013 12:54 PM
    Former Carpentersville Fire Chief John Schuldt retired from the fire department at the height of an investigation into whether he inappropriately touched two female village employees, records obtained by the Daily Herald show. Schuldt said the allegations are incorrect and have nothing to with why he retired. "I'm not going to do a he-said, she-said in the newspaper," Schuldt said.

  • FEMA doles out grant money to Algonquin/LITH, Palatine Mar 21, 2013 6:20 PM
    Thanks to Uncle Sam, a pair of suburban fire protection districts can forge ahead with buying new equipment to make their jobs safer and more efficient. The Federal Emergency Management Agency will soon award $372,149 to the Algonquin/Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District and $10,450 to the Palatine Rural Fire Protection District.

  • Natalie Littlefield: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:25 PM
    Candidate information for Natalie Littlefield, running for Algonquin-LITH Fire Board (6-year Terms)

  • Joseph Saunders: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:25 PM
    Candidate information for Joseph Saunders, running for Algonquin-LITH Fire Board (6-year Terms)

  • Tim Moss: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:25 PM
    Candidate information for Tim Moss, running for Algonquin-LITH Fire Board (2-year Term)

  • Virgil Corless: Candidate Profile Mar 22, 2013 9:37 AM
    Candidate information for Virgil Corless, running for Algonquin-LITH Fire Board (2-year Term)

  • Rick Naatz: Candidate Profile Mar 22, 2013 1:28 PM
    Candidate information for Rick Naatz, running for Algonquin-LITH Fire Board (6-year Terms)

  • Bruce Toussaint: Candidate Profile Mar 19, 2013 6:19 PM
    Candidate information for Bruce Toussaint, running for Algonquin-LITH Fire Board (6-year Terms)

  • 84-year-old man dies in Algonquin fire Jan 2, 2013 2:59 PM
    A Tuesday night house fire in Algonquin claimed the life of an 84-year-old Algonquin man, whom authorities say died the following morning of smoke inhalation. Patrick Sheahan was found dead after the fire burned through the floor of his ranch home on the 4700 block of Iroquois Road, according to the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District.

  • Huntley Turkey Testicle Festival draws big crowd Nov 21, 2012 5:51 PM
    By 2 p.m. Wednesday, 475 people had descended on Huntley to nosh on a turkey part you probably won't see on Thanksgiving Day. The 30th annual Turkey Testicle Festival, held at the Parkside Pub downtown, serves up the namesake turkey organ by following a secret recipe, breading and deep frying it. “It’s not a food I want anything left over with,” Jeff Lovell, one of the pub's owners, said.

  • Fire tears through Algonquin home Saturday Oct 1, 2012 1:02 PM
    A fire caused major damage to a single-family home in Algonquin Saturday while the residents were away. No one was home when the fire started. A passer-by noticed the fire and alerted emergency responders, reports said.

  • Algonquin firefighters memorial on track for Sept. 11 dedication Aug 27, 2012 5:04 PM
    Construction started last week on the firefighters memorial being built in downtown Algonquin with a steel beam from the former World Trade Center. "It's an honorable thing that the town has a memorial like that. It honors the people that served the community," said Richard Benson, the son of a firefighter who died on duty. The memorial is on track to be finished in time for a Sept. 11 dedication.

  • Algonquin resident injured in minor garage fire Aug 27, 2012 9:37 PM
    An Algonquin resident was injured while atempting to put out a fire inside an attached garage Monday night.

  • Police and fire reports Aug 22, 2012 5:07 PM
    Kenneth N. Ash, 32, of the 6300 block of Hamilton Drive in Chicago, appeared in bond court Wednesday on felony charges of aggravated battery of a police officer and resisting an officer as well as a misdemeanor charge of obstructing identification, according to court documents. Ash was a passenger in a vehicle stopped at about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. He was not wearing a seatbelt and gave false information about his name and date of birth while officers were issuing a citation, reports said. He also ran from police and fought arrest, injuring four officers, including one who had to go to Sherman Hospital for a broken arm, reports said. Bail was set at $200,000, of which Ash must pay 10 percent to be released before his next court date, scheduled for Aug. 30 in St. Charles.

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