Archive for category Apparatus on-scene

MVA with entrapment in Lake Forest, 11-24-20

This from Max Weingardt:

AT APROXIMATELY 2:40PM on Tuesday (11/24/20) THE LAKE FOREST POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS RESPONDED TO A PIN IN ROLLOVER CRASH AT RINGWOOD AND SHERIDAN INVOLVING A LAKE FOREST MUNICIPAL GARBAGE VEHICLE. ONE PERSON WAS PINNED UNDER THE VEHICLE AND WAS EXTRICATED AND TRANSPORTED IN UNKNOWN CONDITION.

crash scene in Lake FOrest

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 11-22-20

From Tim Olk:

Chicago 2-11 89th And Houston (8950 S. Houston)

attic and roof of a house destroyed by fire

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

From Charles Fox:

2-11 Alarm fire at 3849 S. Kedzie

Chicago Firefighters at fire scene

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 11-19-20 (more)

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago

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Box alarm fire in Beach Park, 11-18-20

This from Jeff Rudolph:

11/18/2020 – Beach Park,IL
A homeowner was burning leaves when they blew onto the deck and up against the vinyl sided house. First arriving companies found heavy fire to the exterior of the home communicating inside, and into a detached garage. Command upgraded to the working still, and then to a Box Alarm. Crews were unable to make a safe interior attack. Two dogs reported inside the home, got out safely.

house destroyed by fire in Beach Park IL

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Commercial building fire in Gary, IN 11-11-20

From Tim Olk

massive black smoke from building fire

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Brush fire in Lake Forest, 11-9-20

This from Max Weingardt:

The Lake Forest Fire Department responded around 11:52 a.m. Monday to the 600 block of Circle Lane for a report of smoke in the area. Firefighters located an active fire in the McCormick Ravine to the south of the initial location.

Firefighters with hose line in ravine

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Working fire in Arlington Heights, 11-4-20

This from Larry Shapiro:

Arlington Heights firefighters responded to smoke in the building on Wednesday (11/4/20) at 2415 Kennicott DR. Units arrived and the alarm was upgraded to a Code 4. They had fire in one, second floor unit that was extinguished in short order. There was some significant smoke throughout. Buffalo Grove firefighters went to the roof and made several ventilation holes. In addition to all Arlington Heights companies, mutual aid units included Buffalo Grove Quint 25, Rolling Meadows Quint 82, and Prospect Heights Battalion 9.

aftermath of small apartment fire

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MVA in Northbrook, 11-5-20

From Max Weingardt:

Crash involving an empty school bus Thursday morning at Shermer Road and Church Street

SUV heavily damaged in crash

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House fire in Glenview, 10-30-20

From Max Weingardt:

Glenview Code 4 at 3 Elm St

Glenview Firefighters at work

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