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Sycamore Strong – A Gathering of Hope Fundraiser

The Sycamore Chamber of Commerce is hosting a fundraising event on August 7 to benefit the residents that were affected by the St. Albans...
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DeKalb Police and Fire Departments Hiring

City Recruiting for Various Positions in Fire and Police Departments The City of DeKalb is now accepting applications to establish eligibility lists for various positions...

Chicago is on Fire

"Chicago is on Fire" would have been the local headline 147 years ago today, when the growing business town faced an enormous set back...

Semi Tractor-Trailer Burns on I88 Tuesday

Fire Department units were dispatched to Interstate 88 for a report of a semi tractor-trailer on fire on Tuesday, May 1st at approximately 1:44pm....

Harrison St. Fire Last Night Controlled Quickly

The DeKalb Fire Department responded to a report of a garage fire last night at 132 Harrison St. in DeKalb. On arrival, fire companies...

It’s Laundry Day… Check Your Clothes Dryer First!

Periodic cleaning of your clothes dryer will reduce the risk of fire significantly Each year, firefighters across the US respond to approximately 14,600 fires directly...

One fatality in morning apartment fire

Update 10/27/17 3:38pm Ceasar R. Collins, 30, last of 808 Ridge, Apt. 215, DeKalb, was pronounced dead at 7:44am in the Emergency Room at Kishwaukee...

You and your family are fast asleep when the smoke alarm...

Consider this scenario: It’s 2 o’clock in the morning. You and your family are fast asleep when you awaken to the smoke alarm sounding and...

Sycamore Fire Department receives $2,000 Monsanto Fund grant for radio communications...

On Friday, June 23, 2017, the Sycamore Fire Department was presented with a $2,000 check by Al Bauer of Monsanto on behalf of the...

Sycamore Fire Dept: Please Be Safe With Recreational Fires

Recreational Fires are a great way to enjoy special times together with families and friends. Recreational fires are generally small fires either in a...

RECREATIONAL FIRES IN A FIRE PIT OR ON THE GROUND

RECREATIONAL FIRES IN A FIRE PIT OR ON THE GROUND:   A. A fire pit should generally be at least four inches (4″) in depth and...

Big Fires Start Small – A Child’s Curiosity Can be Detrimental

It is in our nature as adults to protect children from danger. Adults recognize the danger of fire, and in most cases, children understand...