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Still and Box Alarm fire in Chicago, 9-16-18

This from Steve Redick:

Took in a quick job the other night basically right across the street from Engine 11’s house. I arrived pretty promptly but there wasn’t much to see by the time I found what side of the building complex the fire was on. A handline was taken up Truck 9’s aerial but I believe an interior line had already pretty much contained the fire. I saw 1 victim being treated.
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Chicago Firefighters work off aerial ladder

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Chicago Firefighters work off aerial ladder

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Chicago Firefighters work off aerial ladder

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Chicago FD Truck 9

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Chicago fire scene at night

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Chicago FD Engine 119

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5-Alarm fire and 3-Alarm EMS Alarm in the North Maine FPD, 9-16-18

The North Maine FPD was called to 9396 Landings Lane in unincorporated Des Plaines Sunday morning around 8AM for a reported fire. The incident went to a 5-Alar fire box and a 3-Alarm ambulance box. 

Firefighters battle a fatal 5-Alarm fire at 9396 Landings Lane in unincorporated Des Plaines, IL 9-16-18

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Chi-Town Fire Photos

This from Eric Haak:

Here are a few images from North Maine’s 5th alarm on Sunday morning (9/16). Images were taken about 40 minutes in. There was one fatality reported from this incident.

Firefighters battle a fatal 5-Alarm fire at 9396 Landings Lane in unincorporated Des Plaines, IL 9-16-18

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Schererville Fire Department news

This from Brad Steinweg:

Schererville responded to a fire at El Salto at the intersection of US-30 & US-41 9/13/18. A full still was called and Lake Hills and St. John assisted. Something to note is the roto ray on the Lake Hills engine as its something rarely seen around here.

 
-Brad S.
Schererville fire truck

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Schererville firefighters on roof

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Schererville fire truck

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Schererville fire truck

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Seagrave fire engine at fire scene

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Lake Hills fire engine

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Still & Box Alarm fire in Chicago, 9-9-18

This from Eric Haak:

The following images were taken this 9/9 at a still and box alarm fire at 10026 South Avenue L on Chicago’s Southeast side. The first image shown was taken 2 minutes before the box was requested and gives you an idea of conditions at that time. The building was balloon frame construction and the fire had made it into the attic. A man who witnessed the fire told me a grandfather pushed a 7-year old out the second floor window but then couldn’t escape himself. Companies went defensive for a brief time.

smoke from roof of Chicago house on fire

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smoke from house on fire

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Firefighter standing in attic sticking out of the roof

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Chicago FD Engine 74

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Chicago FD Engine 104

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Still and Box Alarm fire in Chicago, 8-12-18

This from Eric Haak:

Here are a few images from a Still & Box alarm fire in Chicago Sunday evening (08/12). The fire at 117th and Michigan came in shortly after 7:00 and was in the basement of a vacant apartments over commercial structure. Companies eventually went defensive and I arrived way after most of the fire was out.

ChicAgo FD Engine 75 and Squad 5A

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Chicago firefighters at fire scene

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Chicago FD Squad 5A

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Chicago FD Engine 62

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4-11 Alarm fire and EMS Plan 1 in the Roberts Park FPD (more)

More from Eric Haak:

For those fans of rigs, here are eight that were in staging at the Roberts Park 4-11 and a Bedford Park engine working that I forgot to add to the first post.

Bridgeview FD Engine 405

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Stickney FPD Engine 905

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Bedford Park FD Engine 711

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Pleasantview FPD Ladder 151

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Westmont FPD fire engine

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Chicago Ridge FPD Quint 6504

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Mabas Division Air 21

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Chicago FD Engine 64

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Chicago FD Truck 31

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2-Alarm fire in Wadsworth, 7-17-18

The Gurnee FD responded to 37921 N Dilleys Road in Wadsworth for a fire at the Pyramid on Tuesday, 7/17/18.

Excerpts from Chicago.cbslocal.com:

The iconic golden pyramid house in suburban Wadsworth caught fire Tuesday, filling the sky with smoke and flames. The fire started around 4 p.m. at the pyramid, built as a private home in the 1970s. It is 17,000 square feet and stands at six stories tall, surrounded by Egyptian statues and a moat.

The 80-year-old homeowner and designer who has dementia was inside the home in his wheelchair when the fire started. His caregiver and fire officials were able to get him out of the home safely. A 15-year-old Yorkie died in the fire.

The unusually shaped home made it difficult for firefighters to battle the flames. Fire officials say a wind-driven fire created a mayday explosion on the fourth floor. They described it as a blow-torch that blew firefighters off their feet. Two firefighters were injured.

Gurnee Battalion Chief David Douglas said, “We’ve done walkthroughs through this building before and we knew the challenges that would come. Today those came true.

 

Gold Pyramid fire

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5-Alarm fire with 2 Specials and a 2-Alarm EMS Box in Prospect Heights, 7-18-18

Part 1 of what will be multiple posts of a fire that destroyed 3 of 4, 3-story apartment buildings initiating at 848 McIntosh Court in Prospect Heights.

This from Tyler Tobolt:

Here are just a couple photos of the Prospect Heights Apartment Fire at 848 Mcintosh Court (7/18/18). 

Rundown on the Companies:
Due: Prospect Heights Battalion 9, North Maine Battalion 1 (RIT), Mount Prospect Battalion 3, Prospect Heights Chief 900, Prospect Heights Chief 901, Northfield Chief 2900, Deerfield Bannockburn Chief 2000 (IMAT), Des Plaines Chief 6100, Long Grove Chief 5500, Winnekta Chief 2800, Wheeling Chief 2400, Glenview Chief 600, Glenview Chief 601, Arlington Heights Chief 101, North Maine Chief 100, Wilmette Chief 2600, Winnetka Chief 2801, Maywood Chief 500, Schiller Park Chief, Buffalo Grove Chief 401, Prospect Heights Investigator 914.
 
Prospect Heights Engine 9, Prospect Heights Engine 39, Wheeling Engine 42, Park Ridge Engine 35, Arlington Heights Engine 2, Countryside Engine 412, Wheeling Engine 23, Deerfield Bannockburn Engine 20, Glenview Engine 8, Palatine Rural Engine 36, Winnekta Engine 28, Hoffman Estates Engine 23, North Maine Engine 1 (RIT), Rosemont Engine 156, Lincolnwood Engine 15, Lake Zurich Engine 324, Glencoe Engine 30, Elk Grove Village Engine 9, Skokie Engine 16, Mundelein Engine 432, Waukegan Engine 1, Stone Park Engine 21.
 
Prospect Heights Tower 9, Niles Tower 2 (RIT), Des Plaines Tower 61, Glenview Truck 14, Buffalo Grove Quint 25, Skokie Tower 16, Palatine Quint 83, Schaumburg Truck 52, Arlington Heights Tower 1, Grayslake Ladder 272, Libertyville Tower 461, Maywood Truck 502.
 
Prospect Heights Tanker 9, Morton Grove Squad 4, Lincolnshire Riverwoods Squad 51, Schaumburg Squad 55, Evanston Squad 21, Broadview Squad 7.
 
Wheeling Ambulance 24, Mount Prospect Ambulance 14, Des Plaines Ambulance 62, Long Grove Ambulance 55, Northbrook Ambulance 10, Northbrook Ambulance 11, Glenview Ambulance 8, Arlington Heights Ambulance 2, Buffalo Grove Ambulance 26, Schaumburg Ambulance 54, Skokie Ambulance 16, Highland Park Ambulance 32, Elk Grove Village Ambulance 8, Wilmette Ambulance, Elk Grove Township Ambulance 11.
 
Long Grove Utility 55 with ATV, Northfield Utility 29 with light tower, Air 3.
 
COQ: Station 9: Rolling Meadows Ambulance 15, and Wilmette Engine 27

 
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fire trucks at fire scene

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Schaumburg FD Squad 55

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Skokie FD Tower Ladder 16

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2-Alarm fire in Streamwood, 7-12-18

Streamwood Fire Department went to a 2nd Alarm for a house fire yesterday (7/12/18) at 304 Huntington Drive.

aftermath of house fire

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aftermath of house fire

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Firefighters render aid to a dog rescued from a house fire

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Firefighters render aid to a dog rescued from a house fire

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Working fire in Lincolnshire, 7-11-18

The Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD and automatic aid companies were sent to 600 Knightsbridge Parkway Thursday morning (7/12/18) for a fire. Units arrived to heavy smoke from a trash compactor and the response was upgraded to a working fire.

Firefighters at the scene of a trash compactor fire

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Countryside FPD ladder tower

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Mundelein FD fire truck

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Firefighters at the scene of a trash compactor fire

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Firefighters at the scene of a trash compactor fire

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Firefighters at the scene of a trash compactor fire

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