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  • Cary apartment building fire cause unknown Jan 20, 2015 1:28 PM
    The cause of a weekend fire at a Cary apartment building remains unknown, fire officials said Tuesday. It took firefighters about an hour to get the blaze under control in the early hours of Saturday. The fire spread to the first and second floors of the three-story complex at 342 Crystal St. “We believe it started in the area of the second floor furnace room,” Cary Fire Protection District Lt. Andy Veath said.

  • Officials: Fire displaces 16; building had no working smoke alarms Jan 19, 2015 9:58 PM
    At least 16 residents of a Cary apartment building are without a home after a fire on Saturday morning, but officials say they are lucky everyone got out unharmed.

  • No injuries in Cary basement fire Feb 5, 2014 10:05 PM
    No injuries were reported after a basement fire Wednesday night in Cary, authorities said. Cary firefighters responded to the home on the 300 block of East Sherwood Drive just after 6 p.m., and the fire was extinguished 15 minutes after firefighters arrived, according to the Cary Fire Protection District.

  • Flooding closes Rawson Bridge Road near Cary Apr 19, 2013 1:17 PM
    Late night flooding of the Fox River near Cary forced the continued closure of the Rawson Bridge in unincorporated McHenry County near the village. Most of Rawson Bridge Road lies within the Cary Fire Protection District, while the Wauconda Fire Protection District covers a small part of it.

  • Ronald Raupp: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:25 PM
    Candidate information for Ronald Raupp, running for Cary Fire Board (6-year Terms)

  • Marc Guerra: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:25 PM
    Candidate information for Marc Guerra, running for Cary Fire Board (6-year Terms)

  • Cary home uninhabitable after fire Dec 3, 2012 7:53 PM
    An unincorporated McHenry County home is uninhabitable after a morning fire Monday.

  • Cary factory fire quickly extinguished Oct 1, 2012 7:38 PM
    A fire inside a Cary factory damaged machinery and filled the building with smoke Monday afternoon but was quickly extinguished.

  • Some half dozen suburbs cancel fireworks displays Jul 3, 2012 1:36 PM
    The fireworks show scheduled for tonight at Cary's Summer Celebration won't go on. The suburb joined Antioch, Mundelein and Wheaton on Monday as communities calling off fireworks shows due to increased fire risk from dry weather or weekend storm damage. Carol Stream announced today it's fireworks display also has been canceled as has Fox River Grove's..

  • Cary family escapes burning home Jun 11, 2012 11:41 PM
    Smoke detectors may have saved a Cary family last night as they were awakened by the alarm late Sunday night as a fire spread throughout their home, officials said.

  • Injured teen found on Cary street May 18, 2012 9:44 PM
    A teenage boy was transported to the hospital by helicopter Friday night after he was found lying in the middle of a residential street in Cary. The victim, who is about 15 or 16, was suffering from head injuries when emergency crews found him about 8 p.m. at the intersection of Montana Drive and Bristol Way, according to Capt. Dennis Krenz of the Cary Fire Protection District.

  • Authorities investigating small fire near Cary Apr 6, 2012 6:19 PM
    The cause of a fire that broke out at a vacant house owned by the McHenry County Conservation District on Silver Lake Road near Cary is still under investigation, but it appears to be suspicious, authorities said Friday.

  • Funeral Wednesday for former Cary fire chief Jan 16, 2012 5:02 PM
    Former Cary fire chief Lester Macko died last week. Visitation and funeral services will be held Tuesday and Wednesday.

  • Former Cary fire chief dies Jan 13, 2012 9:29 PM
    Former Cary fire chief Lester F. Macko, a 37-year veteran of the department, died suddenly Thursday, fire officials said Friday. He was 81.

  • Cary firefighters receive boost in pay Aug 24, 2011 6:23 PM
    For the first time in 15 years, the six full-time employees of the Cary Fire Protection District are getting base salary increases, officials said.

  • 1-year-old falls out of window near Cary May 11, 2011 6:20 PM
    A 1-year-old boy who was playing with his older brother in an upstairs bedroom fell out of a second-story window Tuesday night in unincorporated McHenry County near Cary, police said.

  • Lightning sparks four house fires Mar 20, 2011 11:05 PM
    Lightning bolts during Sunday’s thunderstorm started four roof fires across the Northwest suburbs including one blaze that left a Crystal Lake home at a complete loss.

  • Fire destroys home near Cary Mar 20, 2011 8:57 PM
    A two-story house near Cary was destroyed by fire early Sunday morning.

  • Wireless plans for Cary Fire District Mar 14, 2011 9:59 AM
    The Cary Fire Protection District is planning to switch its fire alarm system for commercial buildings and agencies such as schools to the wireless radio system used by the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District.

  • Patsy Frits: Candidate Profile Feb 23, 2011 3:46 PM
    Candidate information for Patsy Frits, running for Cary fire protection

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