High-Rise Fires in History

High Rise Fires Stories and News Articles

June 14, 2017 - Fatal Grenfell Apartment Fire NBC 26 London


DOWNLOAD: Chicago High-Rise Fire Fact Sheet (PDF)

January 8, 2012 - 3150 N Lake Shore Drive Fire - 1 dead, nine injured

March 17, 1993 - Paxton Hotel (Single Room Occupancy Hotel) Fire - 20 dead

February 11, 2009 - LaSalle Bank Fire - 37 injured

January 29, 2012 - 5415 N. Sheridan Rd Fire – 1 injured

December 10, 2009 - 260 E Chestnut Fire - 1 dead, 12 injured


There have been some significant fires in multiple family occupancies

February 21, 2012 - West Rogers Park (Multi Family) Fire - 2 injured

July 11, 2011 - West Chicago FIre

800 block of West Cornelia Avenue Fire – 1 injured

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