Archive for July 10th, 2016

Chicago Fire Department news

Excerpts from ABC7Chicago.com:

Among the promotion and appointments of 121 firefighters Friday, Rosalind Jones became the first woman to achieve the rank of District Chief in the Chicago Fire Department …¬†District Chief of District 5.

The promotions and appointments were made at a ceremony at Navy Pier led by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Fire Department Commissioner Jose Santiago.

“The brave men and women who serve in the Chicago Fire Department put duty above danger. And by doing so, they represent the very highest values of the city of Chicago,” said Commissioner Santiago. “With the promotion of several outstanding firefighters, I look forward to continuing our work together to ensure every resident feels safe knowing that CFD is always ready to serve and protect them.”

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Still & Box Alarm fire in Chicago, 7/9/16

Still & Box Alarm fire in the Dollar Store at 3401 Chicago Avenue 7/9/16.

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fire chief at fire scene

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heavy smoke from Dollar Store fire

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Chicago firefighters at fire scene

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Chicago fire trucks at fire scene

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heavy smoke from Dollar Store fire

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Chicago firefighters at fire scene

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Chicago firefighters at fire scene

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Chicago firefighters at fire scene

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Chicago firefighters at fire scene

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Chicago fire truck at fire scene

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Chicago fire trucks at fire scene

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Chicago fire trucks at fire scene

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fire chiefs at fire scene

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Chicago fire trucks at fire scene

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Chicago firefighters at fire scene

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firemen climb aerial ladder

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firefighters rehab at summer fire scene

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Working fire in Stone Park, 7-5-16

This from Stone park Fire Chief Michael Paige:

July 5, 2016 – Fireworks destroyed a Stone Park alley garage @ 1616 N. 39th Ave. Stone Park fire was dispatched to a possible garage fire, on arrival SPFD E21 pulled up with a well-involved garage with exposures. Assisted by Bensenville, Berkeley, Leyden, and Melrose Park ambulance. No injuries reported, alley garage was a total loss.

fully engulfed alley garage

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garage fully engulfed in fire

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