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Cicero Fire Department news

Excerpts from mysuburbanlife.com:

The Cicero Fire Department has been awarded a nearly $1.48 million grant through the Department of Homeland Security to help with hiring expenses.

The Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response grant program provides needed federal funds to fire departments and emergency medical service organizations in order to improve the response capabilities of fire departments and the safety of communities.

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Cicero Fire Department news

Excerpts from the ChicagoSunTimes.com:

Two people were injured in a fire Sunday morning at a three-story apartment complex in Cicero. The fire started about 6:30 a.m. in a second floor unit at the Eureka Apartments, 1639 S. 50th Court. The blaze quickly spread to the back of the building, where it ignited and consumed the back wooden porch before moving to the third floor.

Firefighters rescued 60 people and six cats from the burning building. Officials were working to find families temporary shelter until they’re able to find long-term housing as the building was deemed uninhabitable.

aftermath of apartment building fire

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aftermath of apartment building fire

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Working fire in Cicero, 1-13-18

This from Chi-Town Fire Photos:

Cicero had a Full Still the other night for a fire @ 3424 s Central. A 1.5 sty house with heavy fire on the first floor. Two lines were lead out and Truck 2 made the roof. Companies made a quick knock. 

house fire in Cicero

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Firefighters on roof of house on fire

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house fire in Cicero

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Firefighter with PPE and ice after a fire

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Firefighter on roof during house fire

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Cicero FD Engine 3

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Cicero FD Engine 3

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Cicero Fire Department news

Excerpts from the ChicagoSunTimes.com:

Two people were seriously injured early Tuesday, when two homes caught fire around 2:30 a.m. in the 5100 block of West 29th Street. The flames from one house spread to a neighboring home due to windy conditions.

Police officers were first to arrive on the scene. They broke down the front door of the home where the fire started, found an 11-year-old boy by the front door, and pulled him out of the building, according to Cicero Fire Chief Dominick Buscemi.

“It was great work on PD’s part. They were first on the scene,” he said.

Paramedics took the boy and his mother to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood to be treated for smoke inhalation. Both were in serious condition.

The American Red Cross responded to the scene to help between 15 and 20 people forced out of their homes due to the fire.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

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Box Alarm fire in Cicero, 10-5-17 (part 2)

This from Steve Redick:

Roosevelt and Austin in Cicero. This fire bordered on Chicago who did send a full still response, but Cicero FD was already on the scene. Engine 96 was used to supply a ladder pipe on Truck 29. It was a vVacant building and most of the fire was knocked down by my arrival, but I captured a few interesting images including a Cicero engine pumping from a Chicago hydrant

Steve

Cicero fire truck working at night

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commercial building fire in Cicero

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elevated master streams battle fire

Steve Redick photo

elevated master streams battle fire

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Cicero fire engine

Steve Redick photo

elevated master streams battle fire

Steve Redick photo

Cicero FD Truck 2 at a fire

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Cicero fire trucks at fire scene

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Forest Park fire engine

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Lyons  fire engine

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Cicero fire trucks at fire scene

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Chicago FD Engine 96

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Oak Park FD tower ladder at work

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Cicero fire engine

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Cicero fire engine

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Box Alarm fire in Cicero, 10-5-17 (part 1)

This from Jeff Braun Jr.;

Here are some photos from the Box Alarm in Cicero at 5939 W. Roosevelt Rd. (10/5/17). Calls initially came at Approx. 2300 Hours, and Chicago responded first. After they arrived on scene, they realized it was Cicero’s fire, but they were able to stay on scene and assist since it was a large commercial structure (even though they are not due on the Box Alarm for Cicero). Units from Cicero, Berwyn, Chicago, North Riverside, Oak Park, Forest Park, Stickney, Lyons, and Bedford Park were on scene. Thanks. -Jeff Braun Jr. (COUNTY-WIDE FIRE PHOTOGRAPHY)

firefighters climb ladder

Jeff Braun Jr. (COUNTY-WIDE FIRE PHOTOGRAPHY

North Riverside FD tower ladder working

Jeff Braun Jr. (COUNTY-WIDE FIRE PHOTOGRAPHY

elevated master streams at commercial fire

Jeff Braun Jr. (COUNTY-WIDE FIRE PHOTOGRAPHY

elevated master streams at commercial fire

Jeff Braun Jr. (COUNTY-WIDE FIRE PHOTOGRAPHY

Cicero fire engine at building fire

Jeff Braun Jr. (COUNTY-WIDE FIRE PHOTOGRAPHY

two tower ladders working master streams

Jeff Braun Jr. (COUNTY-WIDE FIRE PHOTOGRAPHY

water spring from fire hose coupling

Jeff Braun Jr. (COUNTY-WIDE FIRE PHOTOGRAPHY

North Riverside FD tower ladder working

Jeff Braun Jr. (COUNTY-WIDE FIRE PHOTOGRAPHY

North Riverside FD tower ladder working

Jeff Braun Jr. (COUNTY-WIDE FIRE PHOTOGRAPHY

Chicago fire trucks at a fire

Jeff Braun Jr. (COUNTY-WIDE FIRE PHOTOGRAPHY

Forest Park FD fire engine

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Some quick video clips from Steve Redick

more to follow

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New ambulance for Cicero

From Josh Boyajian:

Cicero FD Ambulance F10

Cicero FD Ambulance F10. Josh Boyajian photo

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Fire calendar features local photographers

Quarto Publishing has released their 2018 calendar Fire Trucks in Action which once again features area fire scenes from local photographers mixed in with shots from throughout the country. Chicago, Cicero, Long Grove, South Holland, Dolton, Wheeling, and Glenwood are included. Photos included this year are by Eric Haak, Gordon J. Nord, Jr., and Larry Shapiro.

Fire Trucks in Action 2018 calendar

Fire Trucks in Action 2018 calendar

Fire Trucks in Action 2018 calendar

Fire Trucks in Action 2018 calendar

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Fatal Box Alarm in Berwyn, 5-5-17 (part 1)

This from Jeff Braun, Jr.

Here are some photos of the Box Alarm for the house fire in Berwyn at 3310 S Home Ave. The fire started at approx. 11:45 hours. Companies arrived on scene and reported heavy smoke and fire showing from the roof. The Box Alarm was initiated about 10 minutes into the incident. One victim was found deceased. Thanks. -Jeff Braun Jr.

firefighters with hose line at fire scene

Jeff Braun, Jr. County-Wide Photography

flames from the attic of a house

Jeff Braun, Jr. County-Wide Photography

North Riverside FD Piere PUC fire engine on a hydrant

Jeff Braun, Jr. County-Wide Photography

Oak park E-ONE tower ladder at fire scene

Jeff Braun, Jr. County-Wide Photography

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Working fire in Cicero, 3-7-17

This from Jeff Braun, Jr:

Here are some shots from the Full Still in Cicero, on the 1600 Block of Cicero Ave.

Thanks. -Jeff Braun Jr. COUNTY-WIDE FIRE PHOTOGRAPHY

Cicero FD Truck 2 E-ONE TDA

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Cicero FD Engine 1

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Cicero FD reserve ladder truck

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firefighters at fire scene

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Cicero FD Engine 2

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firefighters after battling a fire

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Cicero FD Truck 2

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firefighter at fire scene

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