On Thursday, November 30, 2023, at 1:11 a.m., personnel from the West Chicago Police Department, along with personnel from the West Chicago Fire Protection District, were dispatched to Main Park Apartments for a reported structure fire.
Upon arrival, officers found the 809 and 813 buildings to be fully engulfed. Fire personnel from multiple agencies quickly worked to extinguish the flames. An investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing.
All residents of these buildings were safely evacuated, but some did sustain non-life-threatening injuries. The West Chicago Police Department’s Social Services Unit is helping to provide the affected families with shelter and support during this time.
Learn more on how to help the displaced residents from this incident on the City's website.