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Still & Box Alarm fire in Chicago, 10-8-17

This from Steve Redick:

6670 Northwest Highway in the fire prone (lately) 11th battalion. This is very close to home and I arrived in short order. The occupancy was some kind of small community type theater. Initial observations seemed to indicate some deep seated fire in what I assumed would be many concealed spaces. Rapid roof ventilation and use of TIC allowed this fire to be contained in very short order. Just as well ’cause squad 7 was in a spare snorkel anyway. ūüėČ

Steve

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Firefighters at fire scene with smoke

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Firefighters at fire scene with smoke

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Chicago FD Truck 55

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Chicago FD Engine 119

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Chicago FD Engine 11

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fire engine backs dow alley

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Chicago fire truck at fire scene

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Working fire in Chicago, 9-3-17

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still 6079 N Naples

house fire scene

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Chicago FD Truck 55

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Chicago FD Comm Van 272

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Chicago FD Engine 7

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 23

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Chicago FD Truck 9

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Chicago FD Engine 79

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Chicago FD Squad 7A

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Still & Box Alarm fire in Chicago, 3-19-17

Photos from Steve Redick of the Still & Box Alarm fire at 5348 W. Devon Avenue Sunday night (3/19/17) that involved a grease chute in a restaurant. The building had a truss roof.

Chicago FD Truck 55

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smoke from truss roof building

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smoke from truss roof building

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Firefighters on truss roof with smoke

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Chicago FD Squad 2A

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Chicago FD Squad 2A

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Firefighters on truss roof with smoke

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Chicago FD Engine 79

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Chicago FD Engine 119

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 23

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Chicago FD eying at work

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Chicago FD Engine 89

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Chicago 2-11 and then 3-11 Alarm fires, 10-20-15 (part 7)

This from Scott Peterson:

More apparatus pictures of the companies at the 3-11 on Oct 20, 2015 @ Harry’s Lumber Sales. Part 2 of 3, truck companies.
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Chicago FD Truck 12

Chicago FD Truck 12. Scott Peterson photo

Chicago FD Truck 55

Chicago FD Truck 55. Scott Peterson photo

Chicago FD Tower 21

Chicago FD Tower 21. Scott Peterson photo

Chicago FD Truck 58

Chicago FD Truck 58. Scott Peterson photo

Chicago FD Truck 56

Chicago FD Truck 56. Scott Peterson photo

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3-11 alarm fire and EMS Plan I at Resurrection Hospital, 12-11-14

This from Steve Redick:

The string of 11th battalion workers continues. ¬†This one was at Resurrection Hospital, a major hospital complex about a block from my house. Came in as a “cold box” and companies reported a fire in the chapel area on the 2nd floor. The alarm eventually rose to a 3-11 and EMS plan 1 with a special call for the MVU from O’Hare Field. This brought the brand new Engine 9 as well.
Not much to see from the outside but it sounded like they had quite a bit of hidden fire that was difficult to expose, as well as difficulties ventilating the fire area. It also sounded like they relocated numerous patients within the building. A moderate amount of light smoke was visible at the roofline for a bit. A very unusual incident to say the least, and I’m sure there were issues and concerns that I could not see from the outside.

Steve

Chicago fire truck at night

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Chicago fire trucks at night

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smoke from Catholic hospital at night

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Chicago fire trucks at night

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Chicago fire truck at night

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Chicago fire truck at night

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Chicago fire truck at night

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Chicago fire truck at night

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Chicago fire truck at night

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Chicago fire truck at night

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Chicago FD ambulances at night

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Chicago fire truck at night

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Chicago FD mobile communications van

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Chicago working fire, 11-14-14 (more)

This from Steve Redick of the Chicago Still Alarm at 5701 N Newcastle:

Arrived about 15 minutes into this job and was greeted with fire venting from the roof. Companies made the attic and hit the fire from below in pretty short order. Some items of interest … note the positioning of truck 55, some call this beaching … seemed to work very well here. Also note the ground ladder placement covering all sides of the structure. The images of squad 7 are of the same rig used in the show Chicago Fire. The 7 on the door looks like a good tape job to me and makes me think they’re gonna have this rig for a while. An interesting job in a normally very quiet area.

Steve

flames through roof of a house

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flames through roof of a house

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firemen on ladder with flames through roof

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firemen on ladder with flames through roof

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fire truck on scene with flames through roof of a house

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Chicago fire truck from the TV show Chicago Fire

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firemen place ladders to windows of house fire

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