Archive for February 20th, 2018

House fire in Skokie, 2-17-18

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Three people were rescued from a house fire in Skokie Saturday. Flames were shooting from the front windows of the Tripp Avenue home when firefighters arrived.

Investigators said the fire started at the front of the home, but the cause has yet to be determined. The three victims were taken to the hospital. Their condition remains unknown.

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 2-20-18

From CFD Media on Twitter:

  • STILL & BOX FIRE| W PIERCE AVE & N SPAULDING AVE|. This is a church.
  • 2 11. Alarm Spaulding and pierce. For the church fire. 4 1 7 responding
  • 2 11 Spaulding and Pierce fire mainly in steeple three master streams. No injuries reported. 

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  • Extra alarm fire at Salvation and Deliverance Ministries International Church is still being fought.
  • 2-11 has been struck at Pierce & Spaulding. Small flame still burning at top of the steeple.


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New engine for Elmhurst

This from Tim Right:

This was taken from their Facebook page. This was to replace squad one so I assume they’re running a new engine one as a squad?


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