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Still and Box Alarm fire in Chicago, 3/12/19

This from Steve Redick:

Took this in around 2230 Tuesday night at 2258 S. Blue Island Avenue. It sounded promising. A metal clad warehouse butted up against another building. Interesting that the size-up was no exposure problem yet it seemed obvious that there was a high potential, in fact they reported  some fire in the adjoining building on fireground. TL 5 with the new rig as well as 28 with a new pumper and I guess what must be a spare command van. 
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Chicago fire scene at night

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 5 at work

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Chicago FD Engine 18

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 5 at work

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Chicago FD spare command van

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Chicago FD Engine 28

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Chicago FD Engine 28

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Chicago FD Squad 1A

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3-11 Alarm fire and Haz Mat Level 1 in Chicago, 2-21-19 (more)

This from Steve Redick:

Took this in about 0515 Thursday. Very tough to get any decent images, the L tracks and heavy smoke covered the front. The one view of the rear and upwind was decent but badly arcing wires kept me from getting too close. It was a plating company so haz mat protocols were in place with some local evacuations. Nice to see the new TL5 working. TL10 had an old HME spare and operated very sparingly.
 
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industrial building fire with heavy smoke

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industrial building fire with heavy smoke

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heavy smoke from building fire at night

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 5 at work

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 5 at work

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industrial building fire with heavy fire

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Chicago FD Engine 30 at work

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Chicago FD Engine 26 at work

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 5 at work

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 5 at work

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3-11 Alarm fire and Haz Mat Level 1 in Chicago, 2-21-19 (more)

This from Chi-Town Fire Photos:

I took some shots at the fire on Lake Street this morning. 3-11 Alarm + Level 1 Hazmat for a fire in a nickel plating company. Numerous engines were lead out, Squad 1, TL 5, TL 10 all had aerial master streams up. 

Here is the link to my full gallery
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Chicago FD Engine 14

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Chicago FD Squad 1A

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Chicago FD tower ladder at fire scene

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Chicago FD tower ladder at fire scene

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Firefighter operates deck gun on engine at fire scene

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Chicago FD tower ladder at fire scene

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 1-30-19

This from Eric Haak:

Here are a few quick images from the 2-11 at 25th and Sacramento this afternoon in Chicago (1/30). Companies made an aggressive interior attack and went defensive as I was walking up. The first image was taken only a couple minutes after the companies evacuated the building and it appeared conditions deteriorated rapidly.

massive flames and smoke from roof of house on fire

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Firefighters battle fire in bitter cold conditions

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Chicago FD Snorkel and tower ladder at work

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Firefighter covered with ice after battling a fire

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Working fire in Chicago, 4-18-18

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Chicago firefighters were dispatched to a fire in a building @ 18th and Kedzie (1817 S Kedzie). The 14th Battalion landed with a 3-sty vacant, totally involved. Engine 107 deck gunned the rear on their arrival while Engine 109 lead out on side A. Shortly thereafter the 14th boxed it and was taking a defensive posture. In total, multiple hand lines, Tower 5, Squad 1, and a couple point advantages were used to knock down the fire.

 
Chicago FD Engine 109

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Chicago Firefighters battle a fire

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Chicago Firefighters battle a fire

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Chicago Firefighters battle a fire

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Chicago Firefighters and fire trucks at work

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3-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 1-8-18

The first 3-11 Alarm fire of the  year occurred Monday night (1/8/18) as Chicago firefighters battled fire in a 150×800 mattress warehouse at 4041 S. Emerald. Elevated master streams from three tower ladders and Squad 1A surrounded the building. 

 

 

Chicago FD Squad 1A at work

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Chicago FD Squad 1A at work Rosenbauer ACP-55

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Chicago FD Engine 50 E-ONE Cyclone II

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 39 E-ONE Cyclone HP100 at work

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Chicago FD Light Wagon 915

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 54 at work

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 54 at work

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Chicago firefighters cut overhead doors with saws

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Chicago FD Engine 39

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Chicago FD Engine 28 E-ONE Cyclone II

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 39 E-ONE Cyclone HP100 at work

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Chicago FD mobile command board

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Chicago 2-11 Alarm fire, 11-5-17 (more)

This from Josh Boyajian:

Yesterday the 3rd Battalion was back at the ruins of the 2-11 and had a fire in the D side exposure building. The address was 693 N Milwaukee. Companies had a fire on the 3rd floor, they made an interior attack but were pushed out and went defensive. Companies on the fire. E14 – E30 – T19 – T3 – S1 – BC3 – RIT T32 & BC1 – 271 – 5-1-5 – 2-2-1

Chicago FD Engine 14

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Chicago fire trucks af fire scene

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Chicago fire trucks af fire scene

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Chicago FD Special Operations Battalion Chief

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Chicago FD Squad 1A

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Chicago FD Squad 1A

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African American Chicago FD Battalion Chief

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Chicago FD Squad 1

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Chicago FD Squad 1A

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Fire Muster and Flea Market in Chicago (more)

a brief video from the muster on Saturday (6/17/17)

 

several Chicago Fire Department companies were at the muster and positioned for photos

Chicago FD Squad 1

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Chicago FD Squad 1A Rosenbauer Commander ACP-55

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Chicago FD Truck 19

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Chicago FD Engine 14

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Chicago FD Collapse Unit 522

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

This from Steve Redick:

I left the “3 bagger” to take in this job.  Engine 49 from a change asked for a box right away after they arrived. The building was undergoing some renovation as indicated by the scaffolding so a defensive stance was taken initially. Squad 1 wiggled the new rig into a tight spot. Not much to really see but a changing smoke condition based on the prevailing winds. I can’t think of the last time I left one job to take in another (except for Detroit).

All the photos and video from the two fires can be seen here:
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Chicago Firefighters and fire trucks at fire sene

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Chicago fire trucks at fire scene

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smokey conditions during building fire

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Firefighters battle building fire

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Chicago FD Engine 49

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Chicago FD Engine 5

Chicago FD Engine 59

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Chicago fire trucks at fire scene

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Chicago FD Squad 1A

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

This from Tim Olk:

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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