Archive for December 11th, 2013

Box Alarm fire in Skokie 12-10-13

This from Steve Redick:

Last night, 7661 Marmora…single digit temps. This was a campus that housed challenged adults at one time…I don’t believe it has this use anymore. It is on a cul de sac and the hydrant near the building is on a dead end main I’m told. They had some long lead outs for additional water. The fire was through the roof on arrival, and they had some master streams working in short order. These are the first shots I was able to get of their new engine 17. Ice and extreme cold were definitely factors at this fire. This building appeared larger than some of the cottage types, leading me to believe it may have been used as some sort of admin center. perhaps some list members can clarify this for us…I would also like to say bright blue mars lights on a rig ruin a lot of photos┬á ­čśë┬á did some black and white experimenting on some of those images
Steve
Skokie Fire Department battles cold night fire

Steve Redick photo

Skokie Fire Department battles cold night fire

Steve Redick photo

Skokie Fire Department battles cold night fire

Steve Redick photo

Skokie Fire Department battles cold night fire

Steve Redick photo

Skokie Fire Department battles cold night fire

Steve Redick photo

Skokie Fire Department battles cold night fire

Steve Redick photo

Skokie Fire Department battles cold night fire

Steve Redick photo

Skokie Fire Department battles cold night fire

Steve Redick photo

Skokie Fire Department battles cold night fire

Steve Redick photo

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Waukegan Fire Department history (part 4)

The final installment in the Waukegan Fire Department history series includes these images supplied by the fire department.

Waukegan Fire Department history

1921 Stutz. Waukegan Fire Department photo

Waukegan Fire Department history

Waukegan Fire Department photo

Waukegan Fire Department history

Waukegan Fire Department photo

We are grateful to the Waukegan Fire Department for sharing their history with us.

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