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Working fire in Chicago, 12-1-19

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Chicago had a working fire on the northwest side Sunday morning @ 2230 N Narragansett 12-1-19. Engine Co. 125 had a fire in the walls and attic in a 1.5 sty frame house. Two lines were lead out during the fire. Truck 53 and Squad 2 cut numerous holes in the roof. Looked to be a real labor intensive fire.  Engine 125 is still in a spare engine after their crash many months ago. I hear that they are going to get their regular assigned E-One back in the coming week or so.

Rundown:
Engines 125 – 68
Trucks 53 – 58
Battalion 8
WRKF – RIT Battalion 7, RIT Truck 57, Squad 2, 2-7-2
Firefighters vent roof during a fire

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Firefighters vent roof during a fire

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Chicago FD spare engine

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back of fire engine with hose

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Chicago fire truck at fire scene

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Firefighter with dirty face after a fire

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Firefighter with dirty face after a fire

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Firefighter with dirty face after a fire

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Working fire in Chicago, 11-16-19

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Here are some shots from a fire on the southeast side Saturday morning. Fire was in a vacant 2.5 sty ordinary building with fire on all floors. WRKF @ 7940 s South Shore Drive 11-16-19

E-ONE fire engine in Chicago

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smoke from house on fire

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Chicago fire engine

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E-ONE fire truck in Chicago

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E-ONE fire engine in Chicago

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Chicago firefighter after battling a fire

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Dive Box Alarm in Forest View, 11-9-19

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Here are a few shots of the Dive Box in Forest View on Friday. Not sure what the outcome of this was, but there was a ton of M/A companies from Divisions 10, 11, & 12. The incident was at 5700 w 41st street.

fire department divers at recovery site

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fire department divers and boat on scene

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FD inflatable boat in sling

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FD utility trucks and boat trailers

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fire department water rescue squad

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Pierce Saber fire engine

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Type III ambulance

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fire department dive rescue truck

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Still & Box Alarm Fire in Chicago, 11/7/19

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Here are a few images from an early morning Still & Box at 728 N Lotus Ave in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood. Fire through the roof of a vacant 2.5 story frame. Four total lines were led out, E96 utilized their deck gun, and TL23 employed an aerial master stream. Photography was greatly hampered by a mix of sleet and thick brush on the property. I included a combination of natural light as well as flash photos so viewers can see the effect of a camera-mounted flash in rain/sleet/snow. 

Interesting to note this fire came in as many companies (including TL14) were still committed at a 2-11, 1644 N Spaulding Ave. 
A full gallery with more images will be live on Friday on our site
house engulfed in flames

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house engulfed in fire

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Firefighters battle house fire at night

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fire engine at night fire scene

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3-Alarm fire in Schiller Park, 9-26-19

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9/26/19 – 3-11 Alarm Fire @ 3902 River Rd.

Schiller Park had a fire in an outside storage facility. First companies arrived to find 2-3 storage lockers going. Engine 5 backed down and lead out a couple of lines but the fire had already advanced to other units. The alarm was elevated to a Box Alarm bringing in more companies but the fire was really taking off. All in all, it was upgraded to a 3-Alarm fire. Multiple companies from neighboring communities were put to work. A lot of hard labor and forcible entry was executed to try to get this fire in check. I believe in total, there were 7 or 8 hand lines lead out. We arrived just before the Box Alarm was pulled. 
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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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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firefighters battle fire in a self storage facility

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Chicago FD Company Patches

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New company patches added to Chi-townfirephotos.smugmug.com

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Chicago FD company patch

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Chicago FD company patch

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Chicago FD company patch

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New ambulance for Westmont

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New Medic delivered today. Old Medic 184 has been sold to Loves Park and will be delivered to them next week.

new and old ambulances in Westmont

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Horton Type I ambulance

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Still and Box Alarm fire in Chicago, 9-16-19

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Building collapse in Chicago, 9-12-19

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Here are a few shots from the Still & Box TRT response at 3959 w Harrison on Thursday. It appeared a construction crew was replacing the sidewalk in the rear of the building which made the rear collapse. It was a vacant building and it appeared there was not any injuries. 

Building collapse at 3959 w Harrison in Chicago, 9/12/19

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Chicago FD Special Operations Battalion Chief

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Chicago fire trucks on scene

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Building collapse at 3959 w Harrison in Chicago, 9/12/19

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Chicago FD Engine 38

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Building collapse at 3959 w Harrison in Chicago, 9/12/19

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Chicago Fire Department history

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Wednesday I went out on the X-Chicago Fire Department Fire Boat Engine 41 which is now doing tours on Lake Michigan and the Chicago River. Beautiful job on restoring it and keeping it maintained. The crew consists of Navy veterans who love to be out on the water. I have attached a link to their website which will give you a rundown on their story along with some pictures. These guys are doing a great thing, I would highly recommend booking a tour or boat ride. Its definitely a bang for your buck. 
 
”CHICAGO FIREBOAT TOURS IS A VETERAN OWNED, CHICAGO TOUR BOAT COMPANY. WE CONDUCT HISTORICAL TOURS, SUNSET CRUISES AND PRIVATE EVENTS ON THE CHICAGO RIVER AND LAKE MICHIGAN. ALTHOUGH THERE ARE OTHER EXCURSION BOATS IN CHICAGO, OURS STANDS OUT IN THE FACT THAT YOU’RE RIDING ON AN ACTUAL PIECE OF CHICAGO HISTORY. OUR FLAGSHIP VESSEL IS THE FRED A. BUSSE, WHICH WAS AN ACTIVE FIREBOAT FOR THE CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT FROM 1937 UNTIL 1981. READ MORE ABOUT THE BOAT ON OUR HISTORY PAGE.”
Chicago Fire Boat Tours

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Chicago Fire Boat Tours

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Chicago Fire Boat Tours

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Fred A Busse life preserver

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Chicago Fire Boat Tours

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Chicago Fire Boat Tours

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Chicago Fire Boat Tours

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Chicago Fire Boat Tours

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Chicago Fire Boat Tours

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