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Double fatal fire in Chicago, 11-26-20

A house fire at 4216 N Kildare in Chicago on 11/26/20 resulted in two deaths.

From CFD Media on Twitter:

4217 N Kildare still and box alarm. Cfd on scene ,2.5 story frame. Full engulfed. 1 provides being evaluated. Reports of people traped. Cfd working

4217 N Kildare all companies working. Will update ASAP.

Fire through the roof. Defensive operations at this time.

Corrected address of S&B is 4216 N Kildare. Unfortunately 2 DOA on scene 1 refusal. No other injuries or transports. Struck out at 1120.

Sadly two fire fatalities occurred last night on the 4200 blk of N. Kildare, The Public Education Div. along with the still companies from that fire will be distributing Smoke Detectors and Fire Safety Literature today at 10:00 A.M. 4-1-8.

smoke obscures a house on fire at night

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house engulfed by fire at night

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aftermath of house where two people died in a fire

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Excerpts from Chicago.cbslocal.com:

Two seniors were found dead Thanksgiving Day night in a fire in the Old Irving Park neighborhood. Officials said the fire was caused by careless use of smoking materials, and an oxygen tank in the home helped fuel the blaze.

The fire department said a still-and-box alarm was called for the fire the two-and-a-half-story frame house at 4217 N. Kildare Ave. The house was fully engulfed by fire.

The bodies of 85-year-old Robert Szalacha and 76-year-old Carol Szalacha were found at the scene around 9:21 p.m. and were pronounced dead by fire department personnel. An autopsy on Friday determined Robert Szalacha died of carbon monoxide poisoning and thermal injuries, and Carol Szalacha died of thermal injuries and smoke inhalation. 

Police said a 61-year-old woman was also in the house at the time of the fire, but refused treatment.

Flames were through the roof forcing firefighters into a defensive attack. The fire was extinguished at about 11:20 p.m.

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 11-19-20

From CFD Media on Twitter:

9:28 AM · Nov 19, 2020: 2-11 Alarm Fire at 82nd & Cottage. There are no injuries or transports thus far. No further info. 4-1-10

flames through roof of commercial building in Chicago

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flames through roof of commercial building in Chicago

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New truck for Lake Village Indiana

This from Bill Schreiber:

Delivered September 18th to Lake Village, Indiana

Rosenbauer Commander, 78Ft. galvanized Viper ladder, 1500-GPM pump, 400-gallon water tank

 

2020 Rosenbauer Commander 78' Viper quint

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2020 Rosenbauer Commander 78' Viper quint

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2020 Rosenbauer Commander 78' Viper quint

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2020 Rosenbauer Commander 78' Viper quint

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9/11 Anniversary

This from Larry Shapiro:

#9/11memorial

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Box Alarm fire in Mundelein, 9-2-20 (more)

More photos and audio from the Box Alarm fire in Mundelein, 9-2-20

Pierce Impel quint at fire scene

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aftermath of a fire in a strip mall

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House fire in Northbrook, 2-7-20 (more)

More images from Tim Olk of the House fire in Northbrook, 2-7-20

Wheeling Firefighters at fire scene

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Northbrook Firefighters at fire scene

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Wheeling Firefighters at fire scene

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basement fire in a house

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Northbrook Firefighter at work

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Northbrook firefighter at work

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Northbrook Firefighters at house fire

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New tower ladder for Chicago

This from Danny Nelms:

Photos from the last week or so at the  emergency one plant in Ocala Florida. New unit is believed to be going to tower Ladder 10.

Up close photo is from Josh Slagel
The photo with people in it is from the emergency one official Facebook page from their Family Day open house.
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new E-ONE tower ladder

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New engine for Lyons (more)

This from Chi-Town Fire Photos:

Lyons Engine 1311 – 2019 Pierce Enforcer pumper 2,000-GPM / 750 / 120 A / 30 B

Lyons FD Engine 1311 - 2019 Pierce Enforcer pumper

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Lyons FD Engine 1311 - 2019 Pierce Enforcer pumper

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Lyons FD Engine 1311 - 2019 Pierce Enforcer pumper

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decal on fire engine door

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Lyons FD Engine 1311 - 2019 Pierce Enforcer pumper

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5-11 Alarm fire and Haz Mat Level 1 in Chicago, 4-2-19 (more)

This from Chi-Town Fire Photos:

We took in the extra alarm fire early this week on the westside of Chicago. It was a food manufacturing warehouse and the first-in companies encountered heavy fire on their arrival. A lot of in-line pumping operations took place at this job which required many resources, which at the peak of the fire, made it to a 5-11 and 4 Specials. Twenty two engines, ten trucks including four tower ladders, Squad 2, plus a plethora of special equipment responded to this. We got to this about an hour into the fire. 
Chicago FD Squad 2A at a fire

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 21 at a fire

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Box alarm fire in Libertyville, 3-31-19

Libertyville firefighters were dispatched for a reported fire at 232 Red Top Drive Sunday afternoon (3/31/19). Firefighters arrived quickly from the nearby station on Golf Road and reported fire through the roof. Shortly afterwards the fire was upgraded to a Box Alarm as firefighters went defensive. Flames were knocked down fairly quickly after burning off a section of the roof and damaging the second floor of one unit in the multi-family complex. 

An incomplete list of fire departments at the scene included: Libertyville, Mundelein, Countryside, Lake Bluff, Gurnee, lake Forest, Lincolnshire-Riverwoods, Round Lake, and Grayslake.

fire scene in Libertyville IL

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aftermath of cedar shake roof after a fire

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