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Box alarm fire in Chicago, 4-23-20 (more)

More photos from the Box alarm fire in Chicago, 4-23-20

Chicago fire trucks on scene

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Firefighter with hose line at fire

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Firefighters in buckets at work

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Box alarm fire in Chicago, 4-23-20

This from Steve Redick:

Box at 3803 W. Grand Avenue, Thursday 4/23/20. Vacant building, the site of previous fires. 

E-ONE Cyclone tower ladder

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Rosenbauer Commander ACP-55

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Spartan fire engine in Chicago

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Rosenbauer Commander ACP-55

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 14

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Chicago fire scene

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Chicago fire engine on scene

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Chicago fire truck on scene

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5-11 Alarm fire and Haz Mat Level 1 in Chicago, 4-2-19 (more)

Video from Larry Shapiro of the 5-11 Alarm fire and Haz Mat Level 1 in Chicago, 4-2-19

 

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5-11 Alarm fire and Haz Mat Level 1 in Chicago, 4-2-19 (more)

This from Chi-Town Fire Photos:

We took in the extra alarm fire early this week on the westside of Chicago. It was a food manufacturing warehouse and the first-in companies encountered heavy fire on their arrival. A lot of in-line pumping operations took place at this job which required many resources, which at the peak of the fire, made it to a 5-11 and 4 Specials. Twenty two engines, ten trucks including four tower ladders, Squad 2, plus a plethora of special equipment responded to this. We got to this about an hour into the fire. 
Chicago FD Squad 2A at a fire

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 21 at a fire

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Chicago 2-11 Alarm fire, 7-28-27 (more)

This from Steve Redick:

Got a good jump on this one, pretty spectacular for a few minutes. Two good sized explosions occurred while I was there. The roof was in quickly and also some early wall collapses as well. One serious exposure to a good size frame dwelling that was pretty well held in check despite some doubtful conditions. Two towers and a Snorkel operated and several in-line operations were conducted to supply the master streams. Not sure why the water supply was such an issue unless the proximity of the fire building to the JFK expressway had something to do with it. Perhaps some dead-end mains. 

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Chicago FD Squad 2A

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Chicago FD Squad 2A

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Chicago FD Squad 2A

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fire chief at massive building fire

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firefighter stretching hose at a fire

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tower ladder at work in Chicago

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Chicago FD Squad 2A

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Chicago FD Engine 69

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firefighters with master stream at fire

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Chicago FD Engine 124

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Chicago 2-11 Alarm fire, 7-28-27

Video by Steve Redick from the 2-11 Alarm overnight at 3925 N. Pulaski.

 

Chicago FD Squad 2A battling a commercial building fire

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