Archive for June 16th, 2022

Chicago Fire Department news

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A Chicago firefighter who was shot last year has died, according to the department.

The Chicago Fire Department tweeted Tuesday that Timothy Eiland passed away.

“With a heavy heart, the CFD confirms that Firefighter Timothy Eiland has passed. Tim suffered a gunshot wound while off duty last Sept. This senseless act has changed the fabric of Tim Eiland’s family, our Department, & our City. Please keep the Eiland family in your prayers,” the tweet said.

Eiland was not on duty when he was shot while leaving a birthday party in a West Pullman on September 11, 2021. He was a father of five. His 15-year-old niece was also injured in the shooting.

Eiland’s father is a retired fire captain.


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Car fire in Oswego, 6-14-22

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Dramatic video shows two Oswego police officers running toward a burning car and rescuing two people from it.

The car’s engine was on a fire after a crash, and officers Hayes and Vargas can be seen running toward the burning car before pulling the driver and passenger out. They then worked to put out the flames.

No one else was hurt in the crash.

The driver was charged with DUI, among other offenses.


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Chicago Fire Department Logistics Memo M-36-22

Chicago Fire Department Logistics Memo M-36-22

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Matteson Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-The Matteson Fire Dept.’s Engine 6, a 1973 Seagrave 1250/500
Mike Summa; #TBT; #MikeSumma; #MattesonFD; #vintagefiretruck; #FireTruck; #Seagrave;

Mike Summa photo

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