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House fire in Berwyn, 3-23-17

This from Jeff Braun, Jr:

Here are some shots of the Full Still in Berwyn, Thursday evening (3/23/17). Crews arrived on scene just after 20:45 hours and reported heavy smoke conditions. North Riverside Truck 806 and the third engine (Berwyn 902) were requested to the scene. No injuries to report.

Thanks -Jeff Braun Jr. COUNTY-WIDE FIRE PHOTOGRAPHY

firefighter carrying a ladder at night

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damage to roof from fire

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fire scene with ladder truck

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firefighter replacing SCBA bottle at scene

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Berwyn FD Seagrave quint at fire scene

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Berwyn FD Engine 903 on a hydrant

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Berwyn FD Engine 902 on a hydrant

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North Riverside FD Truck 806

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Berwyn FD Quint 901

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North Riverside FD Truck 806

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firefighter replacing SCBA bottle at scene

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firefighter rolling hose after a fire

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firefighters roll hose after a fire

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Still & Box Alarm fire in Chicago, 3-19-17

Photos from Steve Redick of the Still & Box Alarm fire at 5348 W. Devon Avenue Sunday night (3/19/17) that involved a grease chute in a restaurant. The building had a truss roof.

Chicago FD Truck 55

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smoke from truss roof building

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smoke from truss roof building

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Firefighters on truss roof with smoke

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Chicago FD Squad 2A

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Chicago FD Squad 2A

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Firefighters on truss roof with smoke

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Chicago FD Engine 79

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Chicago FD Engine 119

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 23

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Chicago FD eying at work

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Chicago FD Engine 89

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Working fire in Chicago, 3-11-17

This from Steve Redick:

48 W Garfield Blvd, Saturday (3/11/17). Looks like squad 5 has a length or 2 of 1 3/4 strapped to the front bumper to use off an engine or divider … cool!

Steve

Chicago FD Squad 5

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fire scene in Chicago

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firefighter climbs aerial ladder

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Chicago FD Engine 84

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Chicago FD Ambulance 1

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Chicago FD Truck 51

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Chicago FD Engine 50

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Working fire in Niles, 3-10-17

This from Steve Redick:

This was an auto inside a detail shop  at 8821 N. Milwaukee Avenue in Niles … not much to see firewise but a few decent rig shots. Both of Niles’ new pumpers as well as their newer tower and Morton Grove’s newest engine
Des Plaines FD Tower Ladder 61

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Niles FD Tower 2

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Niles FD Engine 3

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North Maine FPD Engine 1

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Morton Grove D Engine 5

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fire trucks at night fire scene

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Niles FD Engine 2

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aftermath of car repair shop fire

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Working fire in Chicago, 3-7-17

This from Josh Boyajian:

Engine 96 had a fire last night (3/7/17) @ 5858 w Augusta. They dropped 2 lines and Truck 29 had their main to the roof. Looked to be in an occupied and very heavily secured Corner Store.

firefighters at commercial building fire in Chicago

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Chicago firefighters battle fire in a corner store

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Chicago firefighters battle fire in a corner store

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Chicago firefighters battle fire in a corner store

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firefighters at commercial building fire in Chicago

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Chicago FD Squad 2

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Chicago FD Squad 2A Rosenbauer ACP-55

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firefighters overhaul after fire

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Working fire in Cicero, 3-7-17

This from Jeff Braun, Jr:

Here are some shots from the Full Still in Cicero, on the 1600 Block of Cicero Ave.

Thanks. -Jeff Braun Jr. COUNTY-WIDE FIRE PHOTOGRAPHY

Cicero FD Truck 2 E-ONE TDA

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Cicero FD Engine 1

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Cicero FD reserve ladder truck

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firefighters at fire scene

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Cicero FD Engine 2

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firefighters after battling a fire

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Cicero FD Truck 2

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firefighter at fire scene

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House fire in Berwyn, 2-21-17

This from Josh Boyajian:

Here are some shots from a full still in Berwyn a week ago. 2340 s Euclid, 2-sty ordinary, multiple occupancy. 2 lines lead out and main to the roof.
smoke from building fire at night

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flames shoot from building window

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flames shoot from building window

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flames shoot from building window

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flames shoot from building window

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firefighter with hose at fire scene

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fire truck at fire scene

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fire truck at fire scene

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Box alarm fire in Lake Forest, 2-23-17

Lake Forest firefighters were called to 81 W. North Avenue Thursday morning (2/23/17) for smoke in the basement of an occupied house undergoing some renovation. Black smoke was reported on arrival and the alarm was upgraded to a Code 4 for the working fire.

As conditions deteriorated and sections of the first floor became unstable, the alarm was upgraded to a Box Alarm. The fire was declared under control shortly thereafter and the incident commander began releasing companies.

aftermath of house fire

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aftermath of house fire

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aftermath of house fire

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ambulance at fire scene

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fire trucks at fire scene

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This from Steve Redick:

Happened to be in the area, this is a long way from my usual still district. Fire was a done deal but I got to see and shoot a bunch of rigs I never see.

Steve

Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Truck 51

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Lake Bluff FD fire engine

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Countryside FPD tower ladder

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Deerfield-Bannockburn FPD Squad 19

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Lake Forest FD fire engine

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Bull dog character on fire truck

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Lake Forest FD fire engine

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Knollwood FD quint

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Highland Park FD Squad 33

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House fire in Buffalo Grove, 2-21-17

This from Larry Shapiro:

Buffalo Grove firefighters were dispatched after 2PM Tuesday afternoon (2/21/17) for smoke coming from the house at 504 Crown Point Drive. Police officers arrived first and reported smoke from the eaves and the alarm was upgraded to a Code 4 for the working fire.

The house was thought to have no occupants and companies made entry and encountered heavy smoke conditions. The fire was contained to the kitchen though firefighters recovered a dog that perished.

Mutual aid companies included Long Grove, Arlington Heights, Palatine, Lincolnshire-Riverwoods, and Mundelein. Other units were assigned to cover the Buffalo Grove stations.

smoke from house fire in Buffalo Grove

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Firefighters make entry into house on fire

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Firefighter at hydrant with supply line

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smoke from house fire in Buffalo Grove

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FD lieutenant and battalion chief confer at fire scene

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3-Alarm brush fire in Pembroke Township, 2-20-17

This from Eric Haak:

The Pembroke Fire Protection District had a 3rd Alarm Interdivisional Brush Box on Monday (2/20). This came in just around 1030 hrs and lasted well into the afternoon. The area effected was about 1 square mile of overgrowth and woodlands between 5000 and 6000 south roads east of Illinois 56. There were several structures that were in jeopardy. The 3rd image shows the arrival of the Interdivisional convoy. The 4th image shows the MABAS 19 drone being used to assess the progress from the air. This is just an example of how this new technology can be used and it was highly effective at this incident due to the hilly nature of the terrain. For those who are not from the area, Pembroke is a township southeast of Kankakee, Illinois. It is a rural area where many of the residents live in dilapidated structures and mobile homes. These brush fires are common in this area because there is no garbage pick-up and residents routinely burn their trash. The images with fire showing are of the back-burning that was done along the South side of East 5000 Road.

back burning during brush fire

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fire chief at fire scene

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fire trucks staged at fire scene

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drone used at fire scene

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brush fire

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Peotone FPD Engine 14

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Kankakee Township FPD fire engine

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Momence FPD tanker

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St Anne FPD tanker

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Pembroke FPD

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