Archive for January 12th, 2023

Working fire in Arlington Heights, 1-11-23

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A man suffered life-threatening injuries after a fire in an Arlington Heights apartment complex at 2315 E. Olive St. about 11:52 p.m. Wednesday night.

Firefighters found heavy smoke in one unit where the man was found on a couch. He was transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Residents in 48 units in the complex have been displaced. The fire has displaced 48 residents of the complex.


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Building collapse in Chicago, 1-12-23

More from CFDMedia on Twitter:

Worker still trapped EMS attempting to work.

Victim has been removed. Going to u of c grave condition; #ChicagoFD; #collapse

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Building collapse in Chicago, 1-12-23

From Chicago FD Media on Twitter

Still and box building collapse 700 block East OAKWOOD. One person unaccounted for search underway; #ChicagoFD; #collapse

CFD Media photo; #ChicagoFD; #collapse

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Worker located under debris. We are trying to get him out; #ChicagoFD; #collapse

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Deerfield-Bannockburn FPD history

this from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-This was the Deerfield Bannockburn FPD’s Engine 715, a 1946 Seagrave 750/500.  Enjoy and comment.
Mike Summa; #TBT; #Deerfield-BannockburnFPD; #Seagrave; #FireTruck; #MikeSumma;

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