Digital Access

Digital Access
Access mysuburbanlife.com from all your digital devices and receive breaking news and updates from around the area.

Print Edition

Print Edition
Subscribe now to the print edition of Suburban Life.

Text Alerts

Text Alerts
Get text messages on your mobile phone or PDA with news, weather and more from mySuburbanLife.com.

Email Newsletters

Email Newsletters
Our My Suburban Life Daily Update will send you all of the news you need to keep up with the pace of news in DuPage and Cook County.
The Holiday Gift Auction is Live! Click here and bid now on great local gifts!
Local News

No injuries reported in 'challenging' Lombard blaze

LOMBARD – "Challenging" was the word Lombard Fire Battalion Chief Marty Coomes used to describe a dryer fire the department responded to Wednesday night in unincorporated DuPage County near Lombard.

The Lombard Fire Department responded to a report of a dryer fire at 8:09 p.m. Wednesday in a home located at 2S436 Lloyd Ave. in the Butterfield subdivision, according to a release issued Thursday by the village of Lombard.

All occupants were safely evacuated, according to the release.

The fire was soon upgraded to a general alarm, which brought assistance from Villa Park, Downers Grove and Oak Brook fire departments, as well as the Addison and York Center fire protection districts.

The blaze extended to the second floor and attic before being extinguished, according to the release. Damage is estimated at more than $150,000.

The fire is currently under investigation.

Loading more