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

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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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Still & Box Alarm fire in Chicago, 12-28-19

This from Eric Haak:

Here are some images taken at Chicago’s second still and box alarm on Saturday morning (12/28). This came in at the same time that companies were working at the box on 48th Place. It was interesting to see Squad 1 working at 112th and State Street.

Firefighters working at night with hose line

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Firefighters working at night with hose line

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Rosenbauer Commander ACP-55 at work in Chicago

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Chicago fire engine at fire scene

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 10-14-19 (more)

More from Steve Redick on the 2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 10-14-19

I was late getting to this job and even so as I arrived they declared an emergency evacuation and sounded the horns as an internal collapse had just occurred. Got some decent shots but was shooting into the sun quite a bit and the low hanging smoke made photos difficult. This was an unusual building with some difficult access issues.
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fire engine on a hydrant

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Chicago fire truck at scene

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Chicago fire truck at scene

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Chicago Firefighters battle a fire

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Chicago Firefighters battle a fire

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fire engines with hose on the ground

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Chicago Firefighters battle a fire

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Chicago FD Squad 1A

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Chicago Firefighters battle a fire

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Chicago Firefighters battle a fire

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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. 

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Chicago FD Engine 26

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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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Chicago FD Engine 5

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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 FD Squad 1A

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Chicago Firefighters and fire trucks at work

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Chicago FD Engine 107

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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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