Tag: Melrose Park Fire Department

Federal Court Upholds Melrose Park Firefighter’s Termination

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

According to a March 23 report in the Cook County Record, a “three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago affirmed the dismissal of due process and equal protection claims filed by John Cannici.”

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One-Alarm Fire Breaks Out In Melrose Park

Saturday, March 24, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A screenshot of a Facebook video showing a fire in Melrose Park. | Facebook 

Firefighters worked to extinguish a one-alarm fire that broke out at 915 N. 19th Ave. in Melrose Park at around 2:40 p.m. on March 24, according to emergency dispatch records.

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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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Walther Christian, Area Fire Dept.’s Get $48K in Donated Equipment

Friday, August 23, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Recently, Walther Christian Academy, along with three local fire departments, received a total of over $48,000 in donated life safety equipment from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.

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