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  • Wheeling, Lincolnshire firefighters hold St. Baldrick’s head-shaving event Mar 7, 2015 11:41 PM
    Firefighters were hoping to raise another $50,000 to fight childhood cancer at a fundraiser Saturday at H.O.M.E. Bar, 1227 Rand Road in Arlington Heights.

  • St. Baldrick’s event Saturday in Arlington Heights Mar 5, 2015 4:34 PM
    Firefighters hope to raise another $50,000 to fight childhood cancer at a fundraiser from 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at H.O.M.E. Bar, 1227 Rand Road in Arlington Heights.

  • Wildfire in Lincolnshire reopens after Christmas fire Dec 26, 2014 4:06 PM
    Though a small kitchen fire canceled Christmas dinner at Wildfire Steaks, Chops & Seafood in Lincolnshire, the restaurant reopened in time for a normal Friday, Manager Greg Nemeth said. No one was injured and no structural damage was caused by the fire that began about 1:30 p.m. Thursday. But there simply were too many things to sign off on for Wildfire to recover in time for Christmas itself, Nemeth said.

  • Small kitchen fire at Wildfire in Lincolnshire Dec 25, 2014 7:49 PM
    No one was injured but many Christmas dinner plans were altered by a small kitchen fire at Wildfire Steaks, Chops & Seafood restaurant in Lincolnshire at around 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Greg Nemeth, a manager at Wildfire, said the restaurant wasn’t able to reopen after the fire, which fire officials said was partially extinguished by the sprinkler system.

  • Lincolnshire cops, firefighters team to help girl’s leukemia fight Sep 22, 2014 5:30 AM
    Lincolnshire’s police officers and firefighters will trade their guns and hoses for spatulas and tongs this weekend to help a Lake County girl fighting cancer. And you’re invited to grab a plate and chip in a few bucks, too.

  • Northwest suburban firefighters practice ice rescues Mar 10, 2014 2:24 PM
    As Spring nears, the stability of ice will decrease and even though the surface of a pond or lake may look stable there is a good chance that there is an unseen danger. Buffalo Grove, Wheeling, Long Grove and Lincolnshire Riverwoods, members of the Combined Area Fire Training group, were out at their training facility recently practicing just in case they are called upon to make a rescue.

  • Firefighters backing St. Baldrick’s: Feb 19, 2014 4:21 PM
    Lincolnshire-Riverwoods and Wheeling firefighters union members are combining on a St. Baldrick's fundraiser March 22.

  • Vacant building provides rare training opportunity Jun 7, 2013 6:29 PM
    The Countryside Fire Protection District and neighboring departments on Friday used the former Pier 1 building in Vernon Hills for a simulated fire and search and rescue. The building, to be demolished for a new Chick-fil-A restaurant, provided firefighers with a rare training opportunity.

  • Dogs die, but 5 people rescued from burning home Mar 7, 2013 9:17 PM
    Two dogs were killed but five people were successfully rescued from a second-story deck after fire struck a single-family home near Lincolnshire at just about noon Thursday. One of the people rescued was a wheelchair-bound woman who was transported to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville with non-life-threatening injuries

  • Firefighters practice ice rescues in Buffalo Grove Jan 30, 2013 5:19 PM
    With alternating warm and cold weather making walking on pond ice very dangerous, firefighters Wednesday practiced their ice rescue skills at a retention pond adjacent to the Combined Area Fire Training Facility in Buffalo Grove.

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