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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 3-30-20

Excerpts from nbcchicago.com:

A Chicago firefighter was injured at a 2-11 alarm fire that damaged three buildings Monday in Little Village on the Southwest Side. The blaze broke out about 2:16 a.m. at a two-flat residential building in the 2500 block of South Albany Avenue and spread to two adjacent buildings.

The firefighter was hit in the shoulder by part of a chimney and taken to a hospital in good condition with a minor injury. Ten residents were displaced .

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 2-11-20 (more)

More from Steve Redick on the 2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 2-11-20

Tuesday night about 0045 hrs Cermak and Michigan. Fire involved a cleaners and some kinda yoga studio. Bow string truss had suffered total collapse prior to my arrival. The fire did not appear to enter either of the exposures. Those with a historical background will realize this was in the old “automobile row” area.
Chicago fire truck at fire scene

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Chicago fire truck at fire scene

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Chicago fire truck at fire scene

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Chicago fire truck at fire scene

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Chicago fire truck at fire scene

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Chicago fire truck at fire scene

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

Brief video from Steve Redick of the 2-11 Alarm fire at Cermak and Michigan

 

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 1-20-20 (more)

Photos from Tim Olk of the 2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 1-20-20

massive smoke from commercial building fire

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massive smoke from commercial building fire

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massive smoke from commercial building fire

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massive smoke from commercial building fire

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there are more photos to come

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 1-20-20

Photos by Eric Haak of the 2-11 Alarm fire at 11034 S. Michigan Avenue today (1/20/20)

Chicago fire engine deploys deck gun

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago

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master stream from tower ladder at fire

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master stream from e-ONE tower ladder at fire

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 1-17-20

This from Chi-Town Fire Photos:

01-17-2020

Truck Co. 48 reported a fire at 1539 S Hamlin Friday evening (1/17/20) during a bad snow storm. Building was a vacant, 3-sty ordinary, 30’x75′. Engine 109 was the first engine since Engine 38 was tied up on an EMS run. Battalion 14 arrived and boxed it right away. Companies went defensive due to forcible entry problems and fire being on all three floors already. Engines 38 & 99 were the box engines and both were feeding the master streams (TL5 & SS1). 2-2-4 pulled a 2-11 Alarm shortly after for manpower purposes. I don’t believe the 2-11 engines were used. Wind gusts up to 35mph and heavy snow for the duration of fire which made it very difficult to fight this job. 
Chicago Firefighters battle a fire in the winter

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Chicago Firefighters battle a fire in the winter

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Firefighters battle building fire in blizzard

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E-ONE tower ladder battles a fire

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Firefighters battle building fire in blizzard

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Firefighters battle building fire in blizzard

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two elevated master streams battle a fire

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Firefighters battle building fire in blizzard

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Firefighter with deck gun in blowing snow

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Firefighters battle building fire in blizzard

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Firefighters battle building fire in blizzard

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 7-15-19

Photos from Tim Olk of the 2-11 Alarm fire at 6820 S. Lafayette Avenue, 7/15/19.

house destroyed by fire

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Chicago FD Squad 5A at a fire

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Chicago FD Squad 5A at a fire

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house destroyed by fire

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Chicago FD Squad 5A at a fire

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Chicago FD Squad 5A at a fire

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house destroyed by fire

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house destroyed by fire

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Chicago FD Squad 5A at a fire

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 6-9-19 (more)

More photos from the 2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 6-9-19 by Tim Olk:

Firefighters battle fire in a self storage facility

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Firefighters battle fire in a self storage facility

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Firefighters battle fire in a self storage facility

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Firefighters battle fire in a self storage facility

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 6-9-19

This from Eric Haak:

Here are some images taken early on during the Chicago Fire Department’s 2-11 Alarm this morning (6/9/19) at 62nd and Harlem. The fire quickly overtook several units and with companies being met by bad hydrants, the alarm was elevated to a still and box. What you can’t see from these pictures is that for each exterior unit, there was another unit that was only accessible from an interior hallway. With the fire progressing over the top of those exterior units and the roof being declared unstable, companies were forced into a defensive position. Squad 5A was positioned in the interior lot and aerial operations commenced with Tower Ladder 54 being set up on Harlem. Tower Ladder 39 was also set up but I’m not sure if they ever flowed water. The incident also led to some interesting situations like Engine 8 pumping at the corner of 61st and Harlem and a Summit engine supplying water to the Chicago incident.

massive smoke from self storage unit fire

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massive smoke from self storage facility fire

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heavy smoke  and flames from self storage unit fire

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Firefighters cut metal door of self storage unit

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Firefighters battle fire in a self storage facility

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Chicago FD Squad 5A at work

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Chicago FD Engine 8

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Summit FD Engine 954

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This from Jim Skrabel:

Here are a few pics from the 2-11 at 6201 S. Harlem. They were taken by my son Chris Skrabel.

massive fire in self storage facility

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massive fire in self storage facility

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massive fire in self storage facility

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massive fire in self storage facility

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3-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 4-2-19

Chicago Firefighters are on the scene of a 3-11 Alarm fire in a commercial warehouse at 2501 N. Keeler Avenue

2-11 Alarm fire at 2501 N. Keeler Avenue

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3-11 Alarm fire at 2501 N. Keeler Avenue in Chicago 4-2-19

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3-11 Alarm fire at 2501 N. Keeler Avenue in Chicago 4-2-19

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3-11 Alarm fire at 2501 N. Keeler Avenue in Chicago 4-2-19

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3-11 Alarm fire at 2501 N. Keeler Avenue in Chicago 4-2-19

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live footage here and here

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