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  • Fire starts after propane torch used to thaw pipes Jan 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Authorities say a fire Wednesday night at a Bartlett apartment building was the result of maintenance crews using a propane torch earlier in the day to thaw frozen pipes in the lobby.

  • Jim McCarthy

    McCarthy, Langfelder win seats on Bartlett fire board Apr 9, 2013 12:00 AM
    With 19 of 19 Cook County precincts reporting and all 21 DuPage County precincts reporting, voters appear to have chosen incumbent Jim McCarthy and newcomer Jay Langfelder as Bartlett Fire Protection District trustees. Unofficial results show McCarthy with 4,058 votes, followed by Langfelder with 3,700 votes. Patti Hanson received 1,189 votes.

  • Patti Hanson

    Bartlett fire board candidates discuss district’s needs, improvementsMar 29, 2013 12:00 AM
    None of the candidates running for a Bartlett Fire Protection District trustee seat have major concerns with how the board is operating, but they don't all agree on how and where improvements can be made. Incumbent Jim McCarthy and challengers Patti Hanson and Jay Langfelder are vying for two 6-year terms. Both seats up in the April 9 election represent DuPage County, though the entire fire district votes.

  • This is the north side of Bartlett Fire Protection District Station 2.

    Bartlett Fire District planning $2.4 million station renovationMar 9, 2013 12:00 AM
    Work could begin as early as May on an estimated $2.4 million renovation to Bartlett's Fire Station 2. When the station opened in 1985 it was used by two or three first responders who were coming from home and not sleeping at the station. Now, it houses five to six full-time firefighters, along with a fire engine and an ambulance. "It was built for a different use," said Chief Michael Falese. "Every single room has some deficiencies."

  • Jay Langfelder, running for Bartlett Fire Board (6-year Term)

    Jay Langfelder: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Jay Langfelder, running for Bartlett Fire Board (6-year Term)

  • Patti Hanson, running for Bartlett Fire Board (6-year Term)

    Patti Hanson: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Patti Hanson, running for Bartlett Fire Board (6-year Term)

  • Jim McCarthy, running for Bartlett Fire Board (6-year Term)

    Jim McCarthy: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Jim McCarthy, running for Bartlett Fire Board (6-year Term)

  • Tips for reducing chance of fire at home Dec 20, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Bartlett Fire District would like to remind residents that as the colder weather approaches, it is time to focus on winter fire safety tips.

  •  Bartlett Deputy Police Chief Patrick Ullrich helps his daughter, Ava, 7, with a wood craft at the city’s National Night Out pre-party at Jim Jensen Pavilion last August.

    Bartlett recognized for National Night Out celebration Dec 19, 2012 12:00 AM
    For a fifth time, the village of Bartlett has received a national first-place award for its National Night Out celebration. Bartlett police presented the award to the village board during a meeting Tuesday night.

  • Bartlett Fire District, business collecting toys for needy children Nov 21, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Bartlett Fire Protection District and the Auto Truck Group is participating in the Marine Corps Toys for Tots program again this year. Auto Tuck is launching the Bartlett effort by donating 1,000 toy trucks to the program. Unwrapped toys can be donated at the following four locations in Bartlett from now until Friday, Dec. 14.

  • Car fire damages Bartlett home Oct 31, 2012 12:00 AM
    No one was injured when a car caught fire Tuesday night in an attached garage in Bartlett. Authorities estimated $120,000 in damage and said the house is uninhabitable. The cause is under investigation.

  •  Bartlett Fire Chief Michael Falese

    Bartlett fire chief named president of state association Oct 24, 2012 12:00 AM
    Bartlett Fire Protection District Chief Michael Falese has been named the new president of the Illinois Fire Chiefs Associationa. Falese is a five-year member of the association, in which he previously served as director and vice president. He will lead the association as president for one year.

  •  Members of the Bartlett Fire Protection District prepare a meal for the families staying at the Ronald McDonald House at the University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital.

    Firefighters serve dinner at Ronald McDonald House Oct 22, 2012 12:00 AM
    Members of the Bartlett Fire Protection District, in cooperation with Operation North Pole, provided meals to the families staying at the Ronald McDonald House located at University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital on Wednesday, Oct. 3.

  •  Fire seriously damaged two houses in Bartlett early Sunday morning.

    2 injured, 2 homes damaged in Bartlett Sep 2, 2012 12:00 AM
    A fire in the 400 block of Harbor Terrace in Bartlett early Sunday seriously damaged two homes and sent two people to the hospital, fire officials reported. The residents of one home were awakened by a loud noise just before 3:30 a.m. and discovered the contents of their attached garage was on fire.

  •  Bartlett Fire Protection District firefighters extinguished a truck fire Friday on Route 59.

    FedEx truck catches fire in Bartlett Aug 31, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Bartlett Fire Protection District extinguished a truck fire Friday on Route 59 north of West Bartlett Road. The fire occurred about 4 p.m., and the scene was cleared two hours later.

  •  The old — Banbury Fair, built in the 1880s — blends with new, Bartlett police on Segways.

    Bartlett’s Heritage Days a nice mix of today and yesterdayAug 31, 2012 12:00 AM
    A new lineup of events and activities will bring the "good old days" of family fun with friends and neighbors back to downtown Bartlett during Bartlett Heritage Days, Sept. 7-9. Now in its third year, this communitywide fall festival honors and celebrates the area's rich history.

  • Bartlett issues weekend traffic advisories Aug 27, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Bartlett Police Department has issued traffic advisories for this upcoming weekend due to the Bartlett Volunteer Fire Department's Street Dance and the Bartlett Lion's Labor Day Dash.

  • The last time the Pink Heals fire truck stopped in Bartlett was 2009, when students from Bartlett Elementary School visited Bartlett Fire Station 1 to see it.

    At Bartlett’s next health fair, it’s all about pinkAug 15, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Pink Heals Health Fair and Blood Drive in Bartlett on Aug. 22 is really all about being "in the pink." While the event places awareness squarely on breast cancer and other types of cancer, visitors will also check their bone density, cholesterol, blood pressure.

  •  A grass fire burned through multiple backyards on the 1300 block of Spaulding Road on Tuesday, but firefighters were able to prevent it from spreading to nearby townhouses.

    Grass fire burns through Bartlett backyards Jul 18, 2012 12:00 AM
    High winds and dry conditions fuled a grass fire that threatened a row of townhomes in Bartlett Tuesday. The blaze, which started at about 3 p.m., burned through multiple backyards but did not cause any property damage.

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