Archive for category Apparatus on-scene

Box alarm fire in Northbrook, 6-4-18

Photos from Max Weingardt of the Box Alarm at 3675 Commercial Avenue in Northbrook Monday evening.

fire trucks at a commercial fire in Northbrook IL

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Northbrook FD Squad 11

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Northbrook FD Squad 11

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Deerfield-Bannockburn FPD Truck 20

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Glencoe Fire Department Squad 30

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North Maine FPD Engine 1

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Glenview FD Battalion 6

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Outside fire in Wheeling, 5-31-18

Wheeling firefighters were sent to 1090 Honeysuckle Drive Thursday afternoon (5/31/18) after a neighbor reported fire on the front porch of a house. Firefighters found the siding on fire near the front door and stopped the fire before it extended into the soffit or into the house. Careless disposal of cigarette butts was believed to be the origin.

 

Wheeling Firefighters at work

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cigarette butt almost burns down houe

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Wheeling FD fire trucks

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Rosenbauer America Commander Cobra at fire scene

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cigarette butt almost burns down houe

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Box Alarm in Vernon Hills, 5-29-18

Countryside firefighters were called to 285 E. Court of Shorewood in Vernon Hills Tuesday evening for fire in a third floor laundry room. Countryside Chief 4100 was the first to arrive and reported smoke from the top floor. The alarm was upgraded to a working fire and then a MABAS Box Alarm for additional companies. Mundelein Engine 432 had lines off in front of the building. Damage to the six-unit building left it uninhabitable.

apartment fire at 285 E Court of Shorewood in Vernon Hills

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female police officer with dog rescued from fire

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smoke from apartment building balcony

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Mundelein FD Engine 432

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New engine for Summit FD

The Summit FD has acquired a former Tinley Park engine which is now assigned as Engine 953.

Summit FD Engine 953

Summit FD Engine 953 (X-Tinley Park) on scene at a recent fire. Chi-Town Fire Photos

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Hammond Fire Department

This from Eric Haak:

Hammond, Indiana had a rather large commercial fire during the early morning hours of April 29th. The fire pretty much incinerated an old 2-story in the heart of downtown. I took the opportunity to get a few images of some of their rigs that were on scene once the sun came up and I thought I would share them here.

Firefighters pour water on building ruins

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Hammond fire truck on scene

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Hammond FD Truck 4

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Hammond FD Engine 1

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Hammond FD Engine 7

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Working fire in Chicago, 5-18-18

This from Steve Redick:

Friday (5/18/18) in the 6600 block of N Olmsted. Response here was a bit compromised as they had an alley garage at the same time causing a lengthy delay in the arrival of the RIT truck company. Fire had a good hold in the concealed spaces and knee wall areas necessitating considerable truck work. Late in the incident some members were caught in a bad spot on the roof when fire conditions changed rapidly, cutting off access to the aerial. Fortunately the free venting fire was knocked down quickly with inside handlines alleviating the situation.
Truck 9 was able to setup the aerial despite some tough conditions, a narrow street, tree branches, and wires all hindering the effort. One of the last images  shows the grateful victims of a rescue. All images all can be seen here.
 
Steve
 

 

smoke from Chicago house fire

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Firefighters vent house fire roof in smoke

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Firefighters vent house fire roof in smoke

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Firefighters vent house fire roof in smoke

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Firefighters vent house fire roof in smoke

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Firefighters vent house fire roof in smoke

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Chicago FD Truck 9

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Firefighters vent house fire roof with flames

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Firefighters vent house fire roof with flames

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Firefighters vent house fire roof with flames

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Chicago FD Truck 9

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baby birds in nest

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Chicago FD Squad 7

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Garage fire in River Forest, 5-12-18

Photos from Tim Olk of a garage fire in River Forest on Keystone 5/12/18

Firefighters fight garage fire

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Firefighters fight garage fire

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Firefighters fight garage fire

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Firefighters fight garage fire

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Firefighters fight garage fire

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Firefighters fight garage fire

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Forest Park FD Truck 403

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River Forest FD Engine 222

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House fire in Antioch, 5-7-18

This from Jeff Rudolph:

05/07/18 – Antioch,IL

Antioch pulled MABAS box 21-A1 to the box level for a house fire at 272 Cedarwood ln. Crews found heavy fire in the rear of the house extending to all levels of the interior.

Jeff Rudolph

Firefighters and trucks at house fire

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Firefighters overhaul after a house fire

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house destroyed by fire

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Lake Villa Firefighter overhauls house after a fire

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Antioch FD Engine 1

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Antioch FD Engine 3

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House fire in Westmont, 5-7-18

This from Daniel Hynd:

Pictures from last night’s Box Alarm at 108 E 56th St in Westmont.
Westmond FD fire engine

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Westmond FD fire truck

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Westmond FD mobile command van

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Westmond FD fire engine

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Westmond FD fire engine

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Westmond FD fire engine

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fire trucks at night

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Westmond FD fire engine

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fire trucks at fire scene

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Chicago Still & Box Alarm fire and Level I HAZ MAT, 5-5-18

116th Street and Avenue O

Chicago FD Engine 80

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Chicago FD Turret Wagon 6-7-6

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Chicago FD Engine 80

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Chicago FD Turret Wagon 6-7-6

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Chicago FD Turret Wagon 6-7-6

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Chicago FD Turret Wagon 6-7-6

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Firefighter using Nomex hood to block smoke

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Chicago FD Engine 104

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