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Live fire training in Woodstock

The Woodstock Fire Protection District continues to train in a group of ¬†model homes that was offered for their use. Yesterday, yet another house provided multiple evolutions for room burns before it was burned to the ground. Tim Olk and Larry Shapiro were on hand to photograph the day’s events.

Tim submitted several images.

Woodstock Fire Protection District training

A firefighter overhauls a second floor bedroom after a series of burns was completed. Tim Olk photo

Woodstock Fire Protection District training

Smoke escapes the room of origin into the hallway. Tim Olk photo

Woodstock Fire Protection District training

Instructors light a fire for one of the training evolutions. Tim Olk photo

Woodstock Fire Protection District training

Several instructors admire their handiwork before the evolution begins. Tim Olk photo

Woodstock Fire Protection District training

An engine from the Fox River & Countryside Fire Rescue District supplies a hand line for exposure protection. Tim Olk photo

Woodstock Fire Protection District training

As the house is allowed to burn, Woodstock Engine 33 operates in the street to supply lines for exposure protection. Tim Olk photo

Woodstock Fire Protection District training

An artistic interpretation of the fire scene. Tim Olk photo

Tim has many images which can be viewed HERE.

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Antioch garage fire 4-6-11

Antioch garage fire 4-6-11 Birchwood

Firefighters douse hotspots during overhaul of the detached garage on Birchwood in Antioch on Wednesday. Jeff Rudolph photo

Jeff Rudolph reports that Antioch had a fire yesterday at 208 Birchwood. The fire came in at 1430 hours and companies found a 2-car detached garage which was fully involved. Fire  extended to a camper and a boat in the driveway. All was a total loss. Mutual aid to the scene was from Fox Lake, Lake Villa, and Round Lake. The cause of the fire is believed to be electrical.

Antioch garage fire 4-6-11 Birchwood

Antioch Engine 211, a 2000 Alexis on an American LaFrance chassis was on a hydrant at the fire. Jeff Rudolph photo

Antioch garage fire 4-6-11 Birchwood

Antioch Truck 211, a 2000 ALexis/American LaFrance/LTI tower ladder was also on a hydrant. Jeff Rudolph photo

Antioch garage fire 4-6-11 Birchwood

Antioch still runs with this 1983 Pirsch tanker with 2,500 gallons of water. Jeff Rudolph photo

Antioch garage fire 4-6-11 Birchwood

Antioch Tender 211, a 2004 IHC/US Tank with 3,000 gallons of water pumped at the scene. Jeff Rudolph photo

Antioch garage fire 4-6-11 Birchwood

Firefighters use the Quad 2 Rehab unit after the fire for something to eat and drink. Jeff Rudolph photo

Antioch garage fire 4-6-11 Birchwood

Antioch squad 2195 was also brought to the scene with equipment and supplies for the investigators. It was built in 1996 by Alexis. Jeff Rudolph photo

Antioch garage fire 4-6-11 Birchwood

Firefighters maneuver a 2-1/2" line into what's left of the garage as others examine the camper in the driveway that was damaged by the fire. Jeff Rudolph photo

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