Posts Tagged Chicago FD Squad 5A

2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 8-10-17

This from Josh Boyajian:

CFD Canteen 4-0-0 reported to the EFAO yesterday morning around 4AM of (2), 2-sty frames going at 840 w 53rd Place. Canteen 4-0-2 was a block away at a SWAT call with CPD. Engine 49 arrived and went defensive on a 1.5-sty frame totally involved extending to a 2.5-sty frame to the west. Engine 50, in their new rig, was 2nd up and had numerous lines off. Companies had water problems and the box engines ended up dropping and feeding the attack engines from blocks away. Tower 39 really worked hard, taking the boards off most of the 2nd floor windows, making holes in the roof, and on the front of the building. Squad 5 was in the alley being fed by Engine 116. Towers 39 and 37 were both in spare tower ladders. I arrived after the 2-11, it was very over grown around both of the buildings. 
 
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Chciago FD Squad 5A

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firefighter in tower ladder bucket against heavy fire

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firefighter in tower ladder bucket against heavy fire

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firefighter in tower ladder bucket against heavy fire

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firefighter in tower ladder bucket against heavy fire

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heavy flames and smoke through roof of a house at night

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heavy flames and smoke through roof of a house at night

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Chicago FD Engine 50

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Chciago FD Squad 5A

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Chicago firefighter pump operator

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Chicago FD Engine 116

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Chicago FD Engine 123

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Working fire in Chicago, 5-22-17

Photos from Josh Boyajian of Squad 5 working at a fire on S Rhodes 5/22/17

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Still and Box Alarm in Chicago, 5-28-17

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1900 block of west 115th street in a train station

Chicago firefighters after a fire

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Chicago FD Squad 5A

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Chicago FD investigators at a fire

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firefighters at fire scene

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Chicago FD Squad 5A

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firefighters break down hose after a fire

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Chicago FD Squad 5A

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Chicago FD Squad 5A

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Chicago FD Squad 5A

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aftermath of building fire

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Chicago FD Squad 5A at work

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Chicago FD Squad 5A at work

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Still & Box Alarm fire in Chicago, 5-7-17

This from Erick Haak:

Images are from a still & box on the 5600 block of South LaSalle this morning. Engine 84 landed around 5:20 with rear porches and asked for the box. 

Firefighters with hose line at house fire

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Firefighters with hose lines at house fire

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Chicago FD Squad 5A

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Chicago FD Squad 5A

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Chicago FD Engine 84

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Firefighters overhaul after house fire

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 37

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Chicago FD Engine 84

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 37

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 37

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 37

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Chicago FD Engine 47

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Chicago fire trucks at fire scene

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 4-15-17 (more)

More on the 2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 4-15-17  from Steve Redick:

Took in an interesting job saturday morning. This fire resulted from a gas explosion, and sadly there were injuries,  some severe. The location is about as far away from my quarters within the city limits as possible. I am 6400 North and 7200 West, this fire was 9700 South and 3500 East. I had to pay a toll and get my passport stamped twice on my way there! The fire was pretty much in check when I arrived with a defensive operation taking place. Shortly thereafter it was decided to let the roof burn off the compromised portion of the building and this resulted in some tremendous images. In addition, I was able to get images of companies I seldom if ever see. The cherry on top was FINALLY getting to see one of the new Rosenbauer “snorkels” in operation after months of near misses. The weather and lighting were as perfect as you could ever ask for and helped yield some memorable images.

Chicago FD Tower Ladder 34

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Chicago FD Engine 46

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heavy smoke and flames through roof of a building

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heavy smoke and flames through roof of a building

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 34

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Chicago FD Engine 104

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Chicago FD Squad 5A

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 4-15-17 (more)

More photos from Tim Olk of the 2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 4-15-17

Chicago FD Tower Ladder 34

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 34

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 34

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Chicago FD Squad 5A

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Chicago FD Squad 5A

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 4-15-17 (more)

Video by Steve Redick of the 2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 4-15-17 

9650 S Ewing 2-11 alarm from gas explosion. 2nd use of one of the new Rosenbauer “snorkel” type units. Radio traffic added

 

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 4-15-17 (more)

Additional photos from Tim Olk of the 2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago at 9650 S Ewing, 4-15-17

Chicago FD Engine 46

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Chicago FD Engine 46

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heavy smoke from roof of building on fire

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Chicago FD Squad 5A at work

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Chicago FD Squad 5A at work

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Chicago FD Squad 5A at work

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Chicago FD Engine 46

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