Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Roof Fires

Roof Fires

.Timeline
Roofers Fled After Chicago Strip Mall Fire November 15, 2013  In Chicago police bomb and arson investigators never found the roofers who evidently were using torches before a massive fire destroyed 3 stores at a Chicago strip mall. There was a "catastrophic collapse of the roof and walls. There have been previous incidents in Chicago where roofers have fled after starting fires.


  1. Fire Breaks Out on Roof of Humboldt Park Church ... - DNAinfo.com

    www.dnainfo.com/chicago/.../fire-breaks-out-on-roof-of-humboldt-park...
    Jan 7, 2013 - No injuries reported in Monday afternoon fire just west of Division Street and Western Avenue.

  1. Historic church burns - Chicago Sun-Times

    1. www.suntimes.com/news/.../extra-alarm-fire-at-englewood-church.html
      Oct 26, 2012 - 3-11 alarm fire at the Love Faith and Praise Church of God in Christ in the ... They had fixed the roof, replaced some windows and doors and  ...


  2. Fire damages historic Chicago church - CNN.com

    www.cnn.com/2009/US/02/04/chicago.church.fire/
    Feb 4, 2009 - CHICAGO, Illinois (CNN) -- Fire early Wednesday caused extensive damage to the roof and attic of the Holy Name Cathedralfire and church  ...

Pilgram Baptist Church Fire January 2006
  1. Pilgrim Baptist Church Fire - YouTube

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2R9V7LiHYI
    Mar 22, 2007 - Uploaded by Ace Henderson
    ... fire destroyed Pilgrim Baptist Church on Chicago's South Side. ... The roofers were fitting metal coping, which is sealed with a blowtorch.

  1. Roofers fled church fire - Chicago Tribune

    articles.chicagotribune.com › ... › Chicago Fire Department
    Jan 17, 2006 - The fire that destroyed the Pilgrim Baptist Church earlier this month was not yet raging in its first few minutes.But when the two roofers who had ...
  2. Firm denies roofers fled - Chicago Tribune

    articles.chicagotribune.com › Featured Articles › Chicago Fire Department
    Jan 18, 2006 - The roofing company whose workers started the fire that destroyed Pilgrim Baptist Church denied charges Tuesday that its roofers fled the ...
  3. Report: Roofers fled church fire - UPI.com

    www.upi.com › Top News
    Jan 17, 2006 - CHICAGO, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The roofers who started the fire that destroyed a historic Chicago church allegedly fled without reporting the fire to  ...
  4. abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=local&id=3818768
    Jan 17, 2006 - There is new information about the fire that destroyed Chicago's historic Pilgrim Baptist Church on ... Report: Roofers left scene of church fire.
  5. Landmark Chicago Church Destroyed in Fire - Architectural Record

    archrecord.construction.com/news/daily/archives/060130church.asp
    Jan 30, 2006 - Chicago's list of lost architectural treasures grew on January 6th when afire accidentally set by roofers destroyed the Pilgrim Baptist Church on  ...

109 Children Flee 5-alarm N. Phila. Fire Historic Church Badly ...

articles.philly.com/.../26259548_1_alarm-community-center-church-buil...
May 25, 1988 - The first fire alarm was struck at 2:12 p.m., when passers-by saw smoke coming from the roof of the church, where roofers were at work.