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2019 Westmont Fire Truck Parade

From Asher Heimermann:

A fire truck parade was the highlight of the Westmont Cruisin’ Night & Street Fair in Westmont, Illinois on Thursday, August 8, 2019. Video by Asher Heimermann/Incident Response.

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Dive Rescue operation in Lake Michigan, 8-5-19

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The United States Coast Guard with help from the Milwaukee Fire Department Dive Rescue Team responded to the shores of Lake Michigan to search for a missing swimmer Monday night. The incident started to unfold around 6:30 PM at Warnimont Park in the City of Cudahy, just south of Milwaukee. Three young adults were in the water, and one did not resurface. One of the individuals made it back to a location where they were able to call 911.

Officials with the Coast Guard confirmed a search in Lake Michigan Monday night, Aug. 5 for one missing swimmer off Warnimont Park in Cudahy. Milwaukee County Sheriff’s officials said a report came in regarding a 19-year-old man who was struggling in the water after encountering difficulties while returning to shore. He failed to resurface after going under the water.

The search was called off around 9:30 p.m. — as storms moved in.

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2019 Chicagoland Emergency Vehicle Parade

From Asher Heimermann:

The 2019 Chicagoland Emergency Vehicle Parade had a new 11-mile route through the cities of North Aurora and Aurora, Illinois on Friday, August 2, 2019. Video by Asher Heimermann/Incident Response

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4-Alarm fire in Milwaukee, 7-19-19

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The Milwaukee Fire Department battled a fourth alarm fire Friday afternoon at Aguilar’s Welding on West National Avenue near South 14th Street. Plumes of smoke were visible from Interstate 94. Extreme heat and hazardous building contents were making it hard for firefighters to extinguish the fire.

 

massive smoke column from building fire

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heavy smoke from commercial building fire

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Firefighters in tower ladder basket battling a fire

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Firefighter flushing a hydrant

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2018 Lake County Fire Expo

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The 22nd annual Lake County Fire Safety Expo was held on Saturday, May 18th at Gurnee Mills.

Fire apparatus and equipment from around Lake County were on display during the four-hour event and featured demonstrations from the Waukegan Fire Department Bomb Squad, Lake County High Angle Rescue Team, as well as an auto extrication demo and live fire side-by-side presentation.
State Farm Insurance HELP truck

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Winthrop Harbor FD Engine 1712

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MABAS Division 4 Wildland 4

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Abbott Labs Emergency Response Team

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Lake Forest FD Ford Explorer

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Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Truck 51

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Appleton, WI Fire Department LODD 5-15-19

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A firefighter with the Appleton Fire Department was shot and killed in the line of duty after responding to a medical emergency call Wednesday night.

A procession was held overnight in Milwaukee as the firefighter’s body was brought to the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office. Firefighters lined the street as emergency vehicles escorted the body.

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Excerpts from wbay.com:

The Appleton Fire Department says a firefighter was killed Wednesday during a shooting at Valley Transit Center. The firefighter’s name has not been released, but the firefighter had been with the department for 14 years. The firefighter, a police officer, and two others were shot at the transit center Wednesday afternoon.

A procession was held overnight in Milwaukee as the firefighter’s body was brought to the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office. Police officers, firefighters, and EMS personnel lined the street as emergency vehicles escorted the firefighter to the medical examiner. The fallen firefighter was draped in an American flag.

Meghan Cash of the Appleton Police Department says police and fire departments responded to the transit center for a medical call shortly at 5:30 p.m. While they were treating the person, “the incident escalated into shots being fired.” Police are still trying to determine what led up to the shooting and exactly how many rounds went off.

Because the shooting involved Appleton police officers and firefighters, the Green Bay Police Department was called in to investigate the incident with the help of other agencies. Appleton, Kaukauna and Fox Valley Metro police departments, Outagamie County Sheriff’s Office and the Wisconsin State Patrol responded to the scene.

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Fatal crash and fire in Milwaukee – 4/20/19

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The Milwaukee Police Department was in pursuit of a reckless vehicle Saturday afternoon (4/30/19) when the car crashed into another vehicle and into a house at North 13th Street and Capitol Drive. The impact of the crash led to the engine of the car flying onto the sidewalk several feet away and starting the house on fire.
 
Firefighters from the Milwaukee Fire Department and neighboring North Shore Fire-Rescue responded to the scene for a auto extrication assignment as well as a full assignment for the working fire.
 
The driver of the fleeing car was trapped as the fire spread to the house. He was killed.
 

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Water rescue in Milwaukee, 4-19-19

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The Milwaukee Police Department, Milwaukee Fire Department, and the U.S. Coast Guard responded to a report of a kite surfer in distress Friday afternoon in Lake Michigan near McKinley Beach.
 
Officers were able to successfully rescue the man who did not appear to be seriously injured.
 
Milwaukee Police Department Marine UNit with kite surfer in distress

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3-Alarm fire in Milwaukee, 4-13-19

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The Milwaukee Fire Department responded to a fire in the Furniture Depot store at 2523 West Lincoln Avenue on Milwaukee’s south side on Saturday, April 13th.
 
When firefighters arrived on scene, they found the front of the store engulfed in flames. A second alarm was called before being elevated to a third alarm.
 
The fire completely destroyed the store and damaged nearby businesses and a home.

 

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Fatal crash in Milwaukee, WI – 4-11-19

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Shortly after 5 PM, a Milwaukee County Sheriff’s deputy spotted a reckless vehicle on Interstate 94 south in Milwaukee. The vehicle took off and the pursuit exited at Holt Avenue and continued westbound on Morgan Avenue.
 
The fleeing vehicle struck other vehicles at South 13th Street and Morgan Avenue. The suspect was later arrested after a short foot chase. T The crash left one man dead and at least three people injured.
 
The Milwaukee Fire Department extrication units arrived on scene along with assistance from Bell Ambulance and the Milwaukee Police Department.
 
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