A haze blanketed much of the Midwest on Tuesday as strong winds carried smoke from forest fires in Canada thousands of miles to the south, prompting health warnings in at least two states.
Investigators now determining of coal mining museum blaze was intentionally-set.
The first one broke out at 58th Street and Forest. Around the same time, a house just a few blocks away caught fire at 61st Street and Forest.
Sun-Times Media says one of its photographers has been fired after admitting to fabricating names and quotes in a recurring feature that appeared in at least eight of its publications.
Teen charged with setting four vehicles on fire.
Friday’s makes seven fires since late April.
Cahokia firefighters spent their Thanksgiving Day battling three house fires.
More than 5,000 acres have already been burned.
All three in vacant houses