The Daily Northwestern

Evanston Fire Department rescues swimmer from Lake Michigan

Samantha Handler, Copy Chief

September 20, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

The Evanston Fire Department rescued a swimmer in distress Thursday morning who remains in critical condition, according to a news release. EFD was dispatched to a home at 8:46 a.m, in the 2700 block of Sheridan Rd., where...

EPD investigating arson after structure fire at Rice Education Center

Julia Esparza, Copy Chief

May 29, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

The Evanston Police Department is investigating reports of arson after a fire broke out at Rice Education Center on Sunday night. The Evanston Fire Department called EPD to the building in the 1100 block of Washington Street...

Fire breaks out at planned site of the Howard Street Theater

Catherine Henderson, Assistant City Editor

March 23, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top City Stories

A fire broke out at the location of the future Theo Ubique Cabaret Theater on Howard Street. The Evanston Fire Department responded to the report of a fire in the 700 block of Howard Street Friday afternoon. It began in the...

Small chemical fire causes Cook Hall evacuation; no injuries reported

Maddie Burakoff, Campus Editor

March 2, 2018

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Cook Hall was evacuated Friday afternoon after a small chemical fire was reported, University spokesman Bob Rowley told The Daily. There were no injuries. Some students who were working on the fourth floor were alerted about ...