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Small plane slides off the runway at Chicago Executive Airport 4-2-20

Wheeling and Prospect Heights firefighters and police were dispatched for a reported plane crash just before 7PM Thursday evening (4/2/20) at the Chicago Executive Airport. Units were advised by the tower that a small plane with one soul on board had landed but was resting in roughly two feet of water in a drainage ditch alongside the runway. Wheeling Battalion 24 found the pilot in good condition inside the plane and no hazards. Only units from the still district were held at the scene and all others were held up. The pilot self extricated from the plane and signs a medical release form at the scene. One fire company remained on the scene as a wrecker arrived to remove the plane, a Cessna Skyhawk, from the ditch.

Cessna Skyhawk in ditch alongside runway

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Cessna Skyhawk in ditch alongside runway

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Freightliner ambulance

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Wheeling police units on the runway at Chicago Executive Airport

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Rosenbauer America IHC/Timberwolf on airport runway

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Rosenbauer America IHC/Timberwolf in Wheeling

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Working fire in Winnetka, 3-20-20

This from Max Weingardt:

Winnetka working Fire last night at 811 Elm

Winnetka fire engine at fire scene

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Spartan Gladiator fire engine

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E-ONE Cyclone fire engine

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FD ambulance at night

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E-ONE Cyclone E-MAX fire engine

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Pierce Arrow XT ladder truck

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Winnetka fire truck at fire scene

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Apartment fire in Arlington Heights, 3-4-20

Excerpts from fox32chicago.com:

One person was hospitalized with injuries that were not life-threatening after a fire Wednesday in Arlington Heights that started about 11:15 p.m. at 16 East Northwest Highway. At least one other person was rescued from the building.

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Arlington Heights code 4 at 16 E Northwest Hwy

apartment building fire at 16 E Northwest Hwy

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apartment building fire at 16 E Northwest Hwy

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apartment building fire at 16 E Northwest Hwy

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apartment building fire at 16 E Northwest Hwy

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apartment building fire at 16 E Northwest Hwy

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apartment building fire at 16 E Northwest Hwy

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House fire in Park Ridge, 2-25-20

This from Steve Redick:

Took this job in Tuesday afternoon. I arrived about 10 minutes in and it was all but over. It appears they had quite a volume of fire but were able to knock it down very quickly. If you notice the Niles engine and tower ladder were set up for master stream operations but not used. The first-in Park Ridge quint was heavily damaged in a previous fire and I believe the ladder is out of service. I think it’s running without the aerial being used.
 
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aftermath of house fire

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Firefighters stand by at house fire

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Pierce Dash CF PUC tower ladder

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E-ONE tower ladder at fire scene

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aftermath of house fire

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Pierce Dash CF PUC fire engine

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Pierce tower ladder

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pierce Enforcer fire engine

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Working fire in Chicago, 2-23-20

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Chicago Fire Department Working Fire at 1320 N Pine, 2/23/20

Pierce ladder truck at Chicago fire

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Spartan fire engine in Chicago

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Chicago Firefighter with PPE

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Chicago Firefighter with PPE

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Female Firefighter in PPE

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Chicago Firefighters

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Multi-vehicle crash in Buffalo Grove 2-19-20

Buffalo Grove police officers and firefighters were sent to Dundee Road and Golfview Terrace Wednesday evening (2/19/20) during rush hour for a multi-vehicle crash with extrication. Units arrived to find three cars with moderate to heavy damage but no entrapment. Paramedics from Buffalo Grove and Arlington Heights evaluated the drivers of ll three cars but no transports were made.

Ferrara Inferno fire truck

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heavy damage to car after a crash

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Buffalo Grove Firefighters at crash scene

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Buffalo Grove Firefighters at crash scene

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heavy damage to car after a crash

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Ford Explorer Police Interceptor

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Working fire in Northfield, 2-21-20

Northfield firefighters were called to 2132 Middlefork Rd on Friday for fire in a house being renovated. First arriving units had fire on the wood-shingle roof.

Pierce Arrow XT fire truck

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Northfield Fire-Rescue Department

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Norethfield Fire-Rescue Department

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Norethfield Fire-Rescue Department

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Apartment fire in Deerfield, 2-4-20

Deerfield-Bannockburn firefighters were called to 401 Kelburn Road around noon on Tuesday (2/4/20) for more in the building. Engine 20 arrived and reported a fire in a 2nd floor apartment. They pulled a line to attack the fire which was held in check and extinguished with the help of the building’s sprinkler system. Mutual and automatic aid units were held up shortly after being dispatched.

Deerfield-Bannockburn FPD Truck 20

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Deerfield-Bannockburn FPD Ambulance 19

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Deerfield-Bannockburn FPD Engine 20

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Deerfield-Bannockburn FPD Squad 19

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Deerfield-Bannockburn FPD Battalion 20

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House fire in Wheeling, 2-3-20 (more)

a few more images of the House fire in Wheeling, 2-3-20

aftermath of house fire

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Ferrara Inferno tower ladder

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aftermath of house fire

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Firefighter washes down hot spots

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dramatic photo of Firefighter in full PPE

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Prospect Heights FPD Firefighters

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Firefighters drain hose after a fire

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Rosenbauer Commander Cobra tower ladder

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Spartan fire engine on a hydrant

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Working fire in Chicago, 1-20-20

Photos from Tim Olk of a working fire in Chicago at 121 W. 113th Place on 1/20/20

E-ONE fire engine in Chicago

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winter house fire scene

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Firefighter in window of house on fire

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Firefighters overhaul after a house fire

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Firefighters overhaul after a house fire

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