Tag: Maywood Fire Department

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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Broadview Fireman Injured While Putting Out Maywood House Fire Jan. 28

Sunday, January 28, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 10:03 p.m. 

Featured image: A Maywood house on fire on Jan. 28. | Courtesy Maywood Fire Dept.

A Broadview firefighter sustained a minor injury while putting out a fire that happened at a home in Maywood on Jan. 28, according to Maywood Fire Chief Craig Bronaugh.

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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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Maywood Family Displaced After Fire On 100 Block Of S. 16th Ave., Jan. 15

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured photo: A home on fire on the 100 block of S. 16th Ave., in Maywood. | Courtesy Maywood Fire Department 

A family has been displaced after a fire that happened on Jan. 15, at 142 S. 16th Ave., in Maywood, according to Maywood Fire Chief Craig Bronaugh.

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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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