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Chicago Still & Box Alarm fire, 1/9/14

From Dan Shevlin:

Still & Box Alarm Cicero & Quincy.  Still time 0630.  2-story, ordinary, 25 x 50, fire on the 2nd floor & through the roof.  2 lines.

Dan Shevlin

winter fire scene photo from Chicago

Dan Shevlin photo

winter fire scene photo from Chicago

Dan Shevlin photo

winter fire scene photo from Chicago

Dan Shevlin photo

winter fire scene photo from Chicago

Dan Shevlin photo

winter fire scene photo from Chicago

Dan Shevlin photo

winter fire scene photo from Chicago

Dan Shevlin photo

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4-Alarm house fire in Wadsworth, 1-23-14 (pt 3)

Images from Larry Shapiro of Newport Township’s 4-Alarm house fire on Thursday in Wadsworth, IL

fire department shuttle water to fire scene

Four tankers refill their tanks at dual fill sites. Larry Shapiro photo

fire department shuttle water to fire scene

Three portable tanks for the water supply sector. Larry Shapiro photo

long hose lay at fire scene

LDH from the drafting operations run 2 1/2 blocks to the fire scene. Larry Shapiro photo

Mundelein IL Pierce fire engine pumping

Mundelein engine pumping inline. Larry Shapiro photo

large Wadsworth IL house destroyed by fire

The house visible through a thick wooded area is still quite a ways away via the road. Larry Shapiro photo

large Wadsworth IL house destroyed by fire

The Wintrhop Harbor quint is poised for master stream deployment if stye can get sufficient water. Larry Shapiro photo

large Wadsworth IL house destroyed by fire

Fire burns through the attic space over the garage. Larry Shapiro photo

large Wadsworth IL house destroyed by fire

A Newport Township pumper/tanker supplies lines from the driveway. Larry Shapiro photo

large Wadsworth IL house destroyed by fire

Fire consumes the garage after destroying the house. Larry Shapiro photo

fireman at pump panel

Pump operator managing lines. Larry Shapiro photo

Pierce Quantum fire engine at night fire scene

Pleasant Praire WI pumper/tanker was inline at the base of the driveway. Fireman operates pump at fire scene. Larry Shapiro photo

Antioch FD ambulance

Antioch’s new ambulance (formerly of Paris, WI). Larry Shapiro photo

fire hydrant in the snow

One of the fill stations for tankers. Larry Shapiro photo

rural water supply at winter fire scene

Newport and North Chicago engines drafting from the portable tanks. Larry Shapiro photo

rural water supply at winter fire scene

Grayslake tanker dumps into the portable tanks. Fireman operates pump at fire scene. Larry Shapiro photo

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Chicago firefighters work in record cold temperatures, January 6, 2014

This from Eric Haak:

I arrived 25 minutes into this job which started just before noon on Monday in Chicago at the intersection of Thomas and Pulaski.  The temperature at that time was -14 and the wind chills were varying around -35.  There was not much to see as far as firefighting but with much respect to all people working outdoors in these conditions, I thought I would share some images of companies picking up.

 

Chicago firemen fight house fire in sub zero temperatures

Eric Haak photo

Chicago firemen fight house fire in sub zero temperatures

Eric Haak photo

Chicago firemen fight house fire in sub zero temperatures

Eric Haak photo

Chicago firemen fight house fire in sub zero temperatures

Eric Haak photo

Chicago firemen fight house fire in sub zero temperatures

Eric Haak photo

More images from Tim Olk:

Chicago firemen fight house fire in sub zero temperatures

Tim Olk photo

Chicago firemen fight house fire in sub zero temperatures

Tim Olk photo

Chicago firemen fight house fire in sub zero temperatures

Tim Olk photo

Chicago firemen fight house fire in sub zero temperatures

Tim Olk photo

Chicago firemen fight house fire in sub zero temperatures

Tim Olk photo

Chicago firemen fight house fire in sub zero temperatures

Tim Olk photo

Chicago firemen fight house fire in sub zero temperatures

Tim Olk photo

Chicago firemen fight house fire in sub zero temperatures

Tim Olk photo

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