Tag: Chief Bronaugh

Maywood Firefighters Who Rescued Man From River Last Month Honored Feb. 6

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Maywood Fire Chief Craig Bronaugh, who commended six firefighters during a Feb. 6 board meeting, takes a photo with the Maywood Board of Trustees. | VFP

Six Maywood firefighters/emergency medical technicians were honored during a regular village board meeting on Feb. 6 for their efforts to rescue a man who jumped into the half-frozen Des Plaines River while trying to flee police last month.

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One Injury Reported In Jan. 27 Maywood Apartment Fire

Saturday, January 27, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 7:45 p.m. 

The Maywood Fire Department is currently investigating the cause of a fire that broke out in a multi-unit apartment building on Jan. 27, according to Fire Chief Craig Bronaugh.

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Another Fire Breaks Out In Maywood House 5 Days After Family Is Displaced

Saturday, January 20, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Maywood Fire Captain Scott coordinating fire suppression efforts at 142 S. 16th Ave. on Jan. 19. The home has sustained two fires in less than a week. | Courtesy Maywood Fire Department 

On Jan. 15, a fire broke out in a bedroom at 142 S. 16th Ave., in Maywood, leaving a family displaced and the home boarded up.

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Man Runs Into Frozen Des Plaines River While Fleeing Police On Jan. 7

Sunday, January 7, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

A man who ran out into a frozen Des Plaines River, near First and Chicago Avenues, while fleeing police in the early morning hours of Jan. 7 was safely removed from the ice by area firefighters, according to Maywood Fire Chief Craig Bronaugh.

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Woman Dies After Car Crashes Into Freight Train In Melrose Park On Dec. 15

Friday, December 15, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 12/16/17 

Featured image: Firefighters rescue passengers from a car that collided with a train on Dec. 15. | Courtesy Maywood Fire Department 

One woman is dead after a train struck a car at a railroad crossing on Dec. 15, according to multiple media reports and Maywood Fire Chief Craig Bronaugh.

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Maywood Fire Chief Praises Heroic Out-of-towner Who Saved Family in Oct. 8 House Fire

Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A home on the 1800 block of South 21st Ave., on fire on Oct. 8. Enrique Baez, an Indiana resident in town visiting relatives, rescued two people from the flames, said Maywood’s fire chief. 

Enrique Baez was in Maywood visiting relatives on Sunday, Oct. 8, when he realized that a fire was burning at a home nearby, on the 1800 block of South 21st Ave.

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