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Structure Fire

3400 Block of Royal Fox Drive

The St. Charles Fire Department responded for the report of an appliance fire in a home located in the 3400 block of Royal Fox Drive at approximately 10:20 a.m. on April 16, 2024. The first unit arrived on scene and found heavy smoke from the second floor windows and eaves of the home. The alarm was then upgraded to a working structure fire. The homeowners were home at the time of the fire and were able to exit the home without injury prior to the Fire Department's arrival. Fire companies extinguished the fire within 30 minutes of arrival.

St. Charles Police Seek Community Help in Identifying Individual

The police are looking for assistance from the public in identifying an individual seen at the Norris Recreation Center, 1500 Dunham Road, on Monday, February 26th between the hours of 520 PM and 720 PM.  The police are only looking to speak with the subject regarding a report from that night.

The individual is described as a male, white, between 20 and 30 years of age, about 5’09”, thin build, with Reddish colored hair.

Anyone having information is requested to contact the St. Charles Police Department at 630-377-4435.

Structure Fire

1400 Block of Oak Street

The St. Charles Fire Department responded to the report of a structure fire in a home located in the 1400 block of Oak Street at approximately 01:25 am. The first unit arrived on scene in approximately four minutes and reported visible fire venting from the open main entry door to the home. One occupant was found outside in the front yard and was treated and transported to Delnor Hospital. Two other occupants in the home were able to exit without injury. First arriving fire companies extinguished the fire within 15 minutes of arrival.

Fatal Traffic Accident

Involving a Motor Vehicle and a Bicycle

On Tuesday, October 24, 2023, at 9:08 p.m., St. Charles Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to the 1300 block of W. Main Street (Illinois Route 64) for the report of an accident with injuries. Upon arrival officers learned that the accident involved a motor vehicle and a bicyclist. Initial investigation showed that a 2021 Jeep Wrangler was traveling east in the left eastbound lane of W. Main Street. A bicyclist was traveling west in the center dual turn lane. The bicyclist then turned left directly in to the path of the Jeep Wrangler.

Fire Department Open House Oct. 14, Noon to 3 p.m.

Celebrating Fire Prevention Week

The St. Charles Fire Department is hosting an open house at Fire Station #1, 112 N. Riverside Avenue on Saturday, October 14, from Noon to 3 p.m. for Fire Prevention Week. The theme this year is “Cooking safety starts with YOU. Pay attention to fire prevention.” The campaign works to educate everyone about simple but important actions they can take when cooking to keep themselves and those around them safe. 

All are invited to stop by the Open House, talk with the firefighters, and learn about fire safety. Several activities will be held throughout the day including: