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As seen around … Chicago

This from Steve Redick:

Here are still images and link to the video for the drone shoot at old Truck 51  “Castle in the Ghetto.” This is/was in my opinion the most beautiful house in the entire CFD
Steve
 
Former Chicago firehouse of truck 51 Castle in the Ghetto

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Former Chicago firehouse of truck 51 Castle in the Ghetto

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Former Chicago firehouse of truck 51 Castle in the Ghetto

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Former Chicago firehouse of truck 51 Castle in the Ghetto

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Former Chicago firehouse of truck 51 Castle in the Ghetto

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Former Chicago firehouse of truck 51 Castle in the Ghetto

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 12-26-17 (more)

This from Steve Redick:

Took in this job at 6119 S Wolcott from an immense distance away and arrived just as the master streams were setting up. Very cold, single digits. Hoarder conditions forced an early shift to defensive mode. TL39 used some creative apparatus placement to get their master stream in service. Here’s a few images, not really spectacular but some good gritty firefighting images. All the images and a video can be seen here:

Happy new year to all.

Steve

heavy smoke from house fire

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Chicago FD Truck 51

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firefighters battle a fire

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Chicago FD Engine 101

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 39

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 39

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heavy smoke from house fire

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 39

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 Chicago FD Squad 5A

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heavy smoke from house fire

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heavy smoke from house fire

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Working fire in Chicago, 9-17-17

This from Josh Boyajian:

Working Fire last weekend in the 6th Battalion. 5640 s Peoria, 2-sty vacant, back porches fully involved on arrival.

Chicago FD Truck 51

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Chicago FD Engine 116

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ground ladder to window of fire building

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Firefighters overhaul after fire

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Chicago FD Engine 50

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Firefighters overhaul after house fire

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Firefighter with hose washing down hot spots

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Chicago street sign

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Chicago FD Squad 5A

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Chicago FD Squad 5

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Chicago FD Truck 51

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Working fire in Chicago, 3-11-17

This from Steve Redick:

48 W Garfield Blvd, Saturday (3/11/17). Looks like squad 5 has a length or 2 of 1 3/4 strapped to the front bumper to use off an engine or divider … cool!

Steve

Chicago FD Squad 5

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fire scene in Chicago

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firefighter climbs aerial ladder

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Chicago FD Engine 84

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Chicago FD Ambulance 1

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Chicago FD Truck 51

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Chicago FD Engine 50

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As seen around … Posen

This from Mike Summa:

Hello,
This is a Chicago ladder truck, taken around 1975, at a parade in Posen.  Yes, Posen.  I didn’t know that Chicago would stray that far to participate in a suburban parade.  It was a surprise to see it with all the south-suburban trucks.  Please feel free to add any details/information.
Happy Fourth of July,
–Mike Summa
vintage Chicago FD ladder truck 51

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Still & Box Alarm in Chicago, 5-15-16

This from Drew Gresik:

The Chicago Fire Department Englewood Fire Alarm Office received multiple calls for a fire at 57th and Peoria around 11:30 PM (5/15/16). Englewood FAO started in a working fire response. Engine 50 arrived first in and reported they had a 2-story, ordinary, vacant 25×50 with heavy fire on two and in the rear. Squad 5 then called Battalion 6 who was still en route to the scene, and advised that the heavy fire was now getting into the Side D exposure, which was a similarly-constructed building. Battalion 6 requested a Still & Box as companies pulled out to go defensive. Four lines were led out on an exterior attack. Truck 51 was moved from Side A for Tower 39 to take the front and utilize their aerial master stream. Companies on scene: E50 E84 E116 E54 T51 T18 TL39 BN6 Sq5 2-7-4 RIT BN19 T20 BN5 BN15 2-2-1 A1 A49 4-5-5 4-5-8.

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Chicago FD Truck 51 at a fire scene

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night fire scene in Chicago

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night fire scene in Chicago

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Chicago FD Truck 51 at a fire scene

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night fire scene in Chicago

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Chicago FD Engine 50 at a fire scene

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As seen around Chicago …

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fire department dog memorial

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fire department dog memorial

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fire department dog memorial

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Chicago FD Truck 51

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Chicago FD Engine 19

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Chicago FD Truck 11

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As seen around … Chicago

This from Dennis McGuire, Jr.

Here’s a new photo for Engine 16’s house that needs to be updated.
Also housed there are:
  • Ambulance 35
  • 5-1-1
  • 5-1-1A
  • 5-1-11
  • 4-4-12
Field Division South is also located there.
new Chicago fire station

New house for Chicago Engine 16. Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

On the site, Truck 51’s photo of their new truck is their previous truck. Shop# E-336 was initially given to Truck 51, but it went back to Crimson and when it returned it was given to Truck 62 (which is correct on the site).
Here is a photo of the current Truck 51 which is now using Shop# E-341. It is a 2010 Spartan/Crimson 103′ RM
Chicago FD Crimson ladder truck

Chicago Truck 51 has been assigned they 2010 Spartan Gladiator Classic/Crimson 103′ rear mount aerial with Shop ID#E-341. Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

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Chicago working Fire 4-24-14

This from Josh Boyajian:

Companies had a fire Thursday afternoon in the 5800 block of Michigan. Engine 84 arrived and had fire showing from the 3rd floor. They deck gunned it and lead out a line. Truck 51 and 30 had their mains to the roof. I arrived well after the fire was knocked. Here are some shots. 

Chicago FD Spartan fire engine

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fireman at fire scene

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Chicago Spartan ERV aerial

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E-ONE aerial ladder truck

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Chicago working fire on S. Princeton, 12-21-13 (more)

This from Josh Boyajian about yesterday’s fire on S. Princeton:

Here are my pictures from yesterday at the fire on Princeton. Thanks…Josh

Chicago fireman with dirty face

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Apartment building fire in Chicago

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Apartment building fire in Chicago

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Apartment building fire in Chicago

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Apartment building fire in Chicago

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Apartment building fire in Chicago

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Apartment building fire in Chicago

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