Archive for December 8th, 2015

Matteson LODD

From the 100 Club of Chicago

Our Condolences to the Family of Matteson Firefighter Mark Zielinski

Mark Zielinski, 49, was rendering emergency medical aid to a shopper who needed CPR at the Walmart at 21410 S. Cicero Ave. in Matteson when he died, according to Matteson Fire Chief Chris Schwalbe and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Firefighter Zielinski had served with the Matteson Fire Department for 13 years and the Harvey Fire Department before then. He is survived by his wife and children.

Our thoughts and prayers continue for the Zielinski family and the Matteson Fire Department.

CEO Joe Ahern and Director of Program Services Caitlyn Brennan visited the family on Saturday evening to share our deepest condolences and gratitude and to present the family with the first installment of a $50,000 gift to help with the family’s expenses.

In solidarity,

Joe Ahern, Chief Executive Officer
Ralph Mandell, President

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Still & Box Alarm in a Chicago scrap yard 12-6-15 (more)

This from Code Photography:

Here are some photos and a video of the Still & Box Alarm/Level 1 HazMat junk yard fire at 1909 N Clifton Ave.

Chicago FD Engine 55

Code Photography

Chicago FD Engine 22

Code Photography

More photos HERE

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Vintage Midlothian fire scene from November of 1978

This from Mike Summa:

This is from November 1978 in unincorporated Midlothian.  I found them in an album and I wanted to share.
Thank you,
Mike Summa
1978 fire scene

Mike Summa photo

1978 fire scene

Mike Summa photo

1978 fire scene

Mike Summa photo

1978 fire scene

Mike Summa photo

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