Posts Tagged fire scene video

Working fire in Des Plaines, 1-11-18

Des Plaines firefighters were called for a kitchen fire at 2148 Chestnut Street at 3:30AM 1/11/18. This occurred as many units were still working at the Maine Scrap Metals fire that started several hours earlier. Callback Des Plaines firefighters staffing reserve units and change-of-quarters companies responded to this alarm. The first arriving units reported fire blowing out of the front windows of this end unit. One occupant signed a release and was not transported. Companies at this fire were Des Plaines Engine 64 (using Engine 62), Des Plaines Ambulance 64, Des Plaines Battalion 62, Rosemont Engine 156, North Maine Engine 1, Niles Ambulance 2, and Glenview Ambulance. Schiller Park Truck 5 and Battalion 5 responded from the other fire scene.

 

aftermath of apartment fire

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firefighters after battling an apartment fire

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firefighter in PPE after battling a fire

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Rosemone FD Engine 156

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firefighters after battling an apartment fire

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firefighters in PPE after battling a fire

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scene of gutted apartment fire

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Des Plaines FD Engine 62

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North Maine FPD Engine 1

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Schiller Park FD Truck 5

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Box Alarm fire in Des Plaines, 1-10-18 (more)

Three part video series by Larry Shapiro of the Box Alarm fire in Des Plaines, 1-10-18

 

 

 

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Box Alarm fire in Des Plaines, 1-10-18 (more)

Video by Steve Redick of the Box Alarm fire in Des Plaines, 1-10-18

 

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Box alarm in Mundelein, 1-6-18

Mundelein firefighters responded to 115 Pinehurst Drive Saturday night (1/6/18) around 8:30 for fire in an attached garage. Upon arrival, the garage was engulfed in fire and within minutes Battalion 43 requested a MABAS Box Alarm. Companies made an aggressive attack deploying three lines and prevented substantial damage into the house. One car in the garage was destroyed and another in the driveway was badly damaged.

Units at the scene included an engine, tower ladder, ambulance and battalion chief from Mundelein, engines from Countryside, Grayslake, and Wauconda, trucks from Libertyville and Lake Forest, a squad from Fox Lake, and Countryside Chief 4100.

 

Mundelein FD Engine 4317 Pierce Enforcer on a hydrant

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attached garage destroyed by fire

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attached garage destroyed by fire in Mundelein

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car destroyed by fire

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attached garage destroyed by fire

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Mundelein FD Engine 4317 Pierce Enforcer

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MESS Canteen Service unit at fire scene

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3-Alarm house fire in Evanston, 1-4-18 (more)

Video and some additional images from Larry Shapiro of the 3-Alarm fire in Evanston, 1-4-18 at 2865 Sheridan Place.

Units at the scene were: all Evanston engines and both trucks plus Squad 21, two ambulances, the chief, deputy, battalion, and off-duty chiefs. Wilmette 2600 and Tower 26, Winnetka Engine 28, Northfield Engine 29, Park Ridge Engine 36, Niles Engine 2, Morton Grove Squad 4, Skokie Battalion and Tower 16, Des Plaines Tower 61, and Glenview Engine 13.

 

heavy smoke from house on fire

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heavy smoke and flames from house on fire

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firefighter hands axe to another in roof with smoke

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Pierce tractor-drawn aerial at work TFA

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Evanston FD Engine 23

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firefighters on aerial ladder with master stream

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heavy smoke and flames from house on fire

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firefighters work together moving LDH

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firefighters move LDH with straps

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firefighter with PPE and hose with ice

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firefighters roll hose after winter fire

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Evanston FD Shift Commander Bill Muno

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Chicago Still & Box alarm fire, 1-2-18

Video by Steve Redick of a Still & Box Alarm at 2204 Newland 1/2/18

 

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House fire in Aurora, 12-31-17

This from Dave Weaver:

12/31/17 AURORA – 3rd Alarm (Internal) House Fire 401 Pierce St. – Video by Dave Weaver

 

 

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Commercial building fire in Des Plaines, 12/29/17 (more)

Videos by Steve Redick and Larry Shapiro of the Commercial building fire in Des Plaines, 12/29/17

 

 

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 12-26-17

Video from Steve Redick of the 2-11 Alarm fire at 6151 S. Wolcott 12/26/17

Single digit temps and hoarder conditions. Tower ladder and snorkel operating

 

Excerpts from Fox32chicago.com:

Firefighters responded at 3:23 p.m. for fire in a 1.5-story building in the 6100 block of South Wolcott. It was upgraded to a box alarm at 3:27 p.m. and then a 2-11 about 4 p.m.

The fire originated in the building’s basement and second floor. Crews used six handlines and two elevated master streams to extinguish the flames.

By 5:27 p.m., the fire had been struck out.

A 65-year-old man was taken in serious-to-critical condition with smoke inhalation as well as second- and third-degree burns to his body.

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Of interest … Dixon Fire Department (more)

This from Dave Weaver:

11/21/17 LOST NATION, IL – Dixon Rural FPD 6-Fatality 2nd Alarm House Fire 204 Miami Dr. – Video by Dave Weave

 

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