Articles filed under Gurnee Fire Protection District

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  • Gurnee Mills hosts fire safety expo May 9, 2014 10:46 PM
    In an effort to prevent house fires and keep families safe, the Lake County Fire Chiefs Association hosts its annual Lake County Fire Safety Expo at Gurnee Mills on May 17.

  • No injuries but break area destroyed in fire at Six Flags Great America Wednesday Apr 3, 2014 11:01 AM
    No one was injured but an employee break area was destroyed in a fire at Six Flags Great America late Wednesday night. Authorities said the fire was contained to the one area. The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.

  • Gurnee resident returns home to fire Oct 25, 2013 9:13 PM
    A Gurnee resident who left her home only for an hour returned Friday afternoon to find it on fire, authorities said. The fire at the home on the 400 block of St. Andrews Lane was reported to authorities by the owner at 12:50 p.m., according to Lt. David Douglass of the Gurnee Fire Department.

  • Fire guts Gurnee shed Sep 6, 2013 9:17 PM
    Gurnee firefighters responded early Friday morning to a shed on fire next to a church, authorities said. The wooden shed, attached to a barn on the property of First Christian Church, 6080 Gages Lake Road, caught on fire about 5:15 a.m., according to the Gurnee Fire Department.

  • Car fire spreads to Gurnee-area building Jun 7, 2013 6:47 PM
    A car fire extended into a building near Gurnee Friday morning and led to the rescue of someone who was inside, authorities said.

  • Vacant house a total loss after fire in Gurnee Mar 19, 2013 11:20 PM
    A vacant single-family house in the 2007 of Belle Plaine Avenue in Gurnee caught fire at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and was almost completely destroyed. Fire was shooting through the roof when the Gurnee Fire Department responded.

  • Woman falls into sewer vault in Gurnee Feb 15, 2013 10:22 PM
    A woman had to be rescued from an underground sanitary sewer vault that she fell into Friday morning as she was walking down the street in Gurnee, authorities said. But, officials said, she came out without as much as a scratch on her body or any sewage.

  • Family displaced, 3 dogs die in Gurnee fire Dec 26, 2012 9:20 PM
    A Christmas Eve fire killed three dogs and left a Gurnee family displaced, according to fire officials. The Gurnee Fire Department responded to a report of a single-family home on fire at 4939 Ridge Dr. shortly after 7:30 p.m. on Monday, according to Battalion Chief John Skillman.

  • 4 Horses safe after Gurnee barn fire Oct 30, 2012 8:32 PM
    Four horses were temporarily evacuated Tuesday afternoon when the Gurnee barn they were kept in caught fire, authorities said. Crews responding to the fire about 12:40 p.m. moved the horses a safe distance away while they put out the flames, which struck a fence and the barn on the 35800 block of Barberry Lane, Gurnee fire Lt. Joe Arnold said.

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