Saturday Apr 27
1st responder and Plainfield native Kevin Sanders killed in Texas fertilizer plant explosion honored
The body of a first responder killed in the explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant was returned to the Chicago area Saturday night.
Victims of the West fertilizer plant explosion
Sanders, 33, was known for his love of all things related to Superman. He and his wife, Sarah, named their son Reeve after actor Christopher Reeve, who played the superhero.
Thousands Gather to Honor Fallen Texas Responders
One was a lifelong Superman fan, another Batman. One loved to cook, another rode bulls.
Plainfield native killed in Texas blast to be honored
A Chicago-area native who was among the 14 people killed in last week's Texas fertilizer plant explosion will be honored by local firefighters and police, officials announced today.
Obama to Attend Texas Memorial Service Honoring Responders
Discussing the memorial plans Monday night were officials from the Texas LODD Task Force, NFFF and South Carolina Firemen's Association Discussing the memorial plans Monday night were officials from the Texas LODD Task Force, NFFF and South Carolina Firemen's Association Editor's Note: Firehouse Associate Editor Susan Nicol was sent to Texas ... (more)