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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.
new E-ONE tower ladder

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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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Shed fire in unincorporated Palatine, 3-18-19 (more)

More photos of the Shed fire in unincorporated Palatine, 3-18-19

residents watch shed fire in back yard

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shed fire at 21100 Shirley Road in unincorporated Palatine

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Commercial fire in Des Plaines, 12-31-18 (more)

This from Steve Knogl:

I was at the wonton fire in des plaines on New Years eve.

There were ambulances from Rosemont, Elk Grove Township, and 2 from Des Plaines. Three ladder trucks (des plaines 61 and 63, and prospect heights).  Only 63 deployed their ladder.  Elk Grove Township sent a pumperI think.  Des Plaines had pumpers 61 and 63.  Des Plaines and Mt Prospect sent a battalion chief.

Wind blew the initial smoke south into the intersection of oakton and elmhurst road.  very dense, couldnt see thru it.  By the time the fire department showed up, the smoke was starting to dissipate at the intersection.  I was just exiting I-90 at elmhurst road heading north when the fire began. 

Squad cars from Des Plaines, Rosemont, and Mt Prospect were there but took a while to show up and block off traffic.  I think there were over 10 police cars eventually showed up.

Keep up the good work!

Firefighters at restaurant fire

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Rosemont FD Ambulance 168

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Firefighters at restaurant fire

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Elk Grove Township FPD Ambulance 11

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Mount Prospect FD Ambulance 13

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Firefighters at restaurant fire

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Firefighters at restaurant fire

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Firefighters at restaurant fire

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Firefighters at restaurant fire

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Working fire in Des Plaines, 12-15-18 (more)

From a reader:

Here’s a better photo of first arriving DES PLAINES Eng. 63 & Twr 63 interior fire fight of course

Arrival photo of a House fire at 625 Millers Road in Des Plaines, IL12/15/18

Arrival photo of the house fire at 625 Millers Road in Des Plaines 12/15/18

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Working fire in Lincolnshire, 7-11-18

The Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD and automatic aid companies were sent to 600 Knightsbridge Parkway Thursday morning (7/12/18) for a fire. Units arrived to heavy smoke from a trash compactor and the response was upgraded to a working fire.

Firefighters at the scene of a trash compactor fire

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Countryside FPD ladder tower

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Mundelein FD fire truck

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Firefighters at the scene of a trash compactor fire

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Firefighters at the scene of a trash compactor fire

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Firefighters at the scene of a trash compactor fire

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Chicago 2-11 Alarm fire, 7-28-27

Video by Steve Redick from the 2-11 Alarm overnight at 3925 N. Pulaski.

 

Chicago FD Squad 2A battling a commercial building fire

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Still & Box Alarm fire in Chicago, 6-16-17

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Chicago Still And Box Alarm Fire 220 N Laflin

Chicago FD Squad 1A at work

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thick smuilding fire in Chicagooke from b

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firefighters st smokey building fire

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firefighters st smokey building fire

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Chicago fire trucks at fire scene

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Chicago FD Squad 1A at work

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Chicago FD Squad 1A at work

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Chicago FD Squad 1A at work

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Chicago FD Squad 1A at work

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Chicago FD Squad 1 captaiin

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