Antioch firefighters were dispatched to a single family house on fire in the 25200 block of West Claridan Av in the fire district. First arriving crews found smoke and flames from the structure. Interior crews performed a search and found the home was unoccupied. Fire was extinguished within 30 minutes after overhaul of hidden hot spots in the balloon construction building. Cause is under investigation.... (Full Story & Photos)
As our temps fall into the 40's and fall seems a bit early this year, now is a good time to have your home heating unit inspected and cleaned before the season sets in. A properly maintained furnace can protect your family from dangerous carbon monoxide and save you money as well. And, while you are at it, why not install a carbon monoxide detector to add that extra safety measure? For more info about ... (Full Story & Photos)
On November 4, 2014 the citizens of the Village of Antioch, as well as those residing in the unincorporated areas, will be asked to vote on a referendum to create a .25% (.0025) tax rate to provide ambulance services in their community.