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Glencoe Public Safety Department history

This from Larry Shapiro:

While digging through some old images, I came across these three shots spanning thirty years or more of Glencoe engines at fire scenes.

American LaFrance 900 Series engine on scene

Glencoe Engine 87, a 900 Series American LaFrance at a fire scene with Winnetka’s mid-ship American LaFrance aerial. Larry Shapiro photo

Glencoe Fire Department Public Safety Department fire engine at work

Glencoe Engine 30, a Pierce Saber on scene. Larry Shapiro photo

Glencoe Fire Department Engine 30 at a fire scene

Glencoe Engine 30, a Pierce Saber using a deck gun at a fire in 2013. Larry Shapiro photo

Glencoe FD engine 30 E-ONE Typhoon

Glencoe FD Engine 30, an E-ONE Typhoon at a fire scene in 2016. Larry Shapiro photo

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Box Alarm in Orland Hills, 4-24-17

This from Tom Clifton:

A couple photos and video from the Orland still and box on 4-24-17. 9200 block of 162nd st.

Tom Clifton

Firefighters battle house fire

Tom Clifton photo

Firefighters battle house fire

Tom Clifton photo

Firefighters battle house fire

Tom Clifton photo

aftermath of house fire

Tom Clifton photo

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House fire in Lincolnshire, 4-23-17

Firefighters were called to 20530 Williams Avenue in Lincolnshire Sunday morning 4/23/17 for smoke in a house. Companies made quick work of an apparent attic fire. Mutual aid at the scene included Buffalo Grove, Long Grove, Prospect Heights, and Lake Zurich.

Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD fire trucks on scene

Larry Shapiro photo

Long Grove Fire District Firefighters

Larry Shapiro photo

Buffalo Grove FD Engine 26 E-ONE Typhoon

Larry Shapiro photo

Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD fire trucks

Larry Shapiro photo

Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Firefighters

Larry Shapiro photo

Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Engine 53 HME RAT

Larry Shapiro photo

Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD in PPE

Larry Shapiro photo

Firefighters decon after a fire

Larry Shapiro photo

Prospect Heights FPD Squad 9

Larry Shapiro photo

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 4-15-17 (more)

More on the 2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 4-15-17  from Steve Redick:

Took in an interesting job saturday morning. This fire resulted from a gas explosion, and sadly there were injuries,  some severe. The location is about as far away from my quarters within the city limits as possible. I am 6400 North and 7200 West, this fire was 9700 South and 3500 East. I had to pay a toll and get my passport stamped twice on my way there! The fire was pretty much in check when I arrived with a defensive operation taking place. Shortly thereafter it was decided to let the roof burn off the compromised portion of the building and this resulted in some tremendous images. In addition, I was able to get images of companies I seldom if ever see. The cherry on top was FINALLY getting to see one of the new Rosenbauer “snorkels” in operation after months of near misses. The weather and lighting were as perfect as you could ever ask for and helped yield some memorable images.

Chicago FD Tower Ladder 34

Steve Redick photo

Chicago FD Engine 46

Steve Redick photo

heavy smoke and flames through roof of a building

Steve Redick photo

heavy smoke and flames through roof of a building

Steve Redick photo

Chicago FD Tower Ladder 34

Steve Redick photo

Chicago FD Engine 104

Steve Redick photo

Chicago FD Squad 5A

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 4-15-17 (more)

More photos from Tim Olk of the 2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 4-15-17

Chicago FD Tower Ladder 34

Tim Olk photo

Chicago FD Tower Ladder 34

Tim Olk photo

Chicago FD Tower Ladder 34

Tim Olk photo

Chicago FD Squad 5A

Tim Olk photo

Chicago FD Squad 5A

Tim Olk photo

firefighters at fire scene

Tim Olk photo

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 4-15-17 (more)

Additional photos from Tim Olk of the 2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago at 9650 S Ewing, 4-15-17

Chicago FD Engine 46

Tim Olk photo

Chicago FD Engine 46

Tim Olk photo

heavy smoke from roof of building on fire

Tim Olk photo

Chicago FD Squad 5A at work

Tim Olk photo

Chicago FD Squad 5A at work

Tim Olk photo

Chicago FD Squad 5A at work

Tim Olk photo

Chicago FD Engine 46

Tim Olk photo

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 4-15-17

This from Eric Haak:

Here are some images taken at this morning’s 2-11 alarm at 9650 S. Ewing Ave. Apparently was a gas explosion. There were two transports and one was reported in very grave condition. Lighting was not optimal for taking pictures of the new snorkel but the pictures still give you a good idea of what the scene was like. Most of the fire load was in the rear and the snorkel was backed down the alley and placed in a vacant lot on the C/D corner. Eventually they relocated the snorkel to the front of the building and burned the roof off. There is also a short video of them setting up Squad 5A.

flames from house fire in Chicago

Eric Haak photo

flames from house fire in Chicago

Eric Haak photo

firefighters with hose line at fire

Eric Haak photo

Chicago FD Squad 5A Rosenbauer Commaner

Eric Haak photo

Chicago FD Squad 5A Rosenbauer Commaner

Eric Haak photo

Chicago FD Squad 5A Rosenbauer Commaner

Eric Haak photo

Chicago FD Squad 5A Rosenbauer Commaner

Eric Haak photo

Chicago FD Squad 5A Rosenbauer Commaner

Eric Haak photo

Chicago FD Squad 5A

Eric Haak photo

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Apartment fire in Berwyn, 4-12-17

This from Jeff Braun, Jr:

Here are some shots of the Full Still Wednesday night in at 6615 W. Cermak Road in Berwyn. The initial fire call came in at approximately 19:00 Hours, and command quickly requested a Full Still. I arrived on scene just as overhaul was in progress. North Riverside Truck 806 and Forest Park Engine 401 were due to the scene along with Berwyn Chief 900, Quint 901, Engine 902, Engine 903, Truck 904, Ambulance 905, Chief 908, Chief 909, and Chief 916 with Stickney Engine 1203 due for the Change of Quarters.

Thanks -Jeff Braun Jr. COUNTY-WIDE FIRE PHOTOGRAPHY

Forest park fire engine

Jeff Braun Jr. COUNTY-WIDE FIRE PHOTOGRAPHY photo

Berwyn fire truck

Jeff Braun Jr. COUNTY-WIDE FIRE PHOTOGRAPHY photo

ladders to windows after fire

Jeff Braun Jr. COUNTY-WIDE FIRE PHOTOGRAPHY photo

North Riverside FD tower ladder

Jeff Braun Jr. COUNTY-WIDE FIRE PHOTOGRAPHY photo

firefighters replace ladder on fire truck

Jeff Braun Jr. COUNTY-WIDE FIRE PHOTOGRAPHY photo

fire truck at fire scene

Jeff Braun Jr. COUNTY-WIDE FIRE PHOTOGRAPHY photo

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Chicago Still & Box Alarm fire, 3-21-17 (part 2)

More photos from Matthew Sosnowski of the Chicago Still & Box Alarm fire, 3-21-17 

flames from attic at building fire

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Chicago FD Truck 41

Matthew Sosnowski photo

firefighters climb aerial ladder at fire

Matthew Sosnowski photo

firefighter prepares saw at fire scene

Matthew Sosnowski photo

Chicago FD Comm Van 275

Matthew Sosnowski photo

fire scene with smoke

Matthew Sosnowski photo

Chicago FD Engine 123

Matthew Sosnowski photo

Chicago FD Engine 88

Matthew Sosnowski photo

firefighters pose after battling a fire

Matthew Sosnowski photo

Chicago FD Squad 5

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Chicago Still & Box Alarm fire, 3-21-17 (part 1)

This from Matthew Sosnowski:

these are the pics of the fire on 65th street (6500 S Washtenaw) that occurred on 3-21-2017

firefighters on peak roof to vent fire

Matthew Sosnowski photo

smoke from attic of building on fire

Matthew Sosnowski photo

firefighters on peak roof to vent fire

Matthew Sosnowski photo

firefighters on peak roof to vent fire with heavy smoke

Matthew Sosnowski photo

firefighters on peak roof to vent fire with heavy smoke

Matthew Sosnowski photo

firefighters on peak roof to vent fire

Matthew Sosnowski photo

firefighters on peak roof to vent fire with heavy smoke

Matthew Sosnowski photo

flames from attic of building on fire

Matthew Sosnowski photo

flames from attic of building on fire

Matthew Sosnowski photo

flames from attic of building on fire

Matthew Sosnowski photo

flames from attic of building on fire

Matthew Sosnowski photo

flames from attic of building on fire

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