Man Suffers Major Injuries After Being Ejected From Vehicle

Man Suffers Major Injuries After Being Ejected From Vehicle

A man was flown to the hospital after being ejected from a vehicle that struck a utility pole. Crews from the Woodstock Fire/Rescue District and Woodstock Police Department responded to the scene at Highway 14 near the South Street bridge overpass around 3:48 p.m....
Man Rescued From Tree After Injuring Himself With Chainsaw

Man Rescued From Tree After Injuring Himself With Chainsaw

Public Works bucket truck used to reach man A man who suffered an injury while 40 feet in the air was rescued with the help of the city’s Public Works Department. Woodstock Fire/Rescue District crews were dispatched to 13215 Hickory Lane in Woodstock around 1:25 p.m....
WL Man Injured in Motorcycle Crash on Route 120

WL Man Injured in Motorcycle Crash on Route 120

A 20-year-old Wonder Lake man is in critical condition after he crashed his motorcycle while attempting to pass multiple cars in unincorporated Woodstock, authorities said. Woodstock Fire/Rescue District, McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Woodstock Police Department...
Late-Night Blaze Causes $100K in Damage on Lake Avenue

Late-Night Blaze Causes $100K in Damage on Lake Avenue

A fire in a commercial building on Lake Avenue cause $100,000 in damage, authorities said. Firefighters from the Woodstock Fire/Rescue District were dispatched to a structure fire at 1036 Lake Ave. around 12:27 a.m. on Aug. 23 according to a press release issued by...

Hebron Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash on Lamb Road

A 26-year-old Hebron man was killed July 2 when his motorcycle crashed in unincorporated Woodstock. Anthony R. Para was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:54 p.m., according to a press release from the McHenry County Coroner’s Office.  Crews from Woodstock...
Fire Destroys Woodstock Apartment Building, 50 Displaced

Fire Destroys Woodstock Apartment Building, 50 Displaced

A huge fire destroyed an entire apartment building and displaced about 50 people March 25, causing an estimated $2.3 million in damage, according to the Woodstock Fire/Rescue District. No one was killed and there were no major injuries in the early-morning blaze at...
Huge House Fire Causes $1 Million in Damage

Huge House Fire Causes $1 Million in Damage

An enormous blaze in rural Woodstock March 3 destroyed a house and caused an estimated $1 million in damage, authorities said. Crews from 14 area fire departments, including the Woodstock Fire/Rescue District, responded to the house fire at 120 Shannon Drive. No one...

First Snow of Season Snags Drivers

Three car crashes, all believed to be weather-related, took place Dec. 4 with the first major snowfall of the season. At approximately 11 a.m., personnel from Woodstock Police Department, Bull Valley Police Department, Woodstock Fire/Rescue District and McHenry County...

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