Christmas tree catches fire, damages Skokie apartments

SKOKIE, Ill. — Four families were displaced Sunday after a Christmas tree caught fire in a Skokie apartment complex on New Year's Eve. The fire bro...

January 3, 2023
11:48 AM

SKOKIE, Ill. — Four families were displaced Sunday after a Christmas tree caught fire in a Skokie apartment complex on New Year's Eve. The fire broke out around midnight in the 8300 block of North Kilpatrick when a Christmas tree caught fire. The fire spread and four apartments were damaged. Woman struck by car while crossing Touhy in Skokie Authorities said one fire fighter was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. No residents were injured.

Judy Wang