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Working fire in Gary, 8-30-14

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I took in this restaurant fire in Gary, Indiana on Saturday afternoon (8/30).  The fire was at 47th and Broadway and I was lucky enough to be at 35th and Broadway when the tones went out.  The fire started in the kitchen and was quickly brought under control.  Before anyone asks, the man in the civilian clothing was the owner and that image was taken within the first minute of companies arriving.  He moved away seconds later.  If you would have arrived five minutes later, there would have been nothing to see.  The last image is of Engine 5, which is the newest engine in their fleet.

 

Sutphen fire engine in Gary fire scene

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firemen mask up for entry into fire building

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firemen mask up for entry into fire building

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firefighters on flat roof venting a fire

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firefighters on flat roof venting a fire

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Sutphen fire engine in Gary Indiana

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Chicago working fire, 12-25-13

This from Eric Haak:

Christmas morning was a busy one for fire companies in Chicago’s 18th Battalion as they battled 2 still & box alarm fires within hours of each other.  The first was in the 6900 block of South Throop and occurred at about 0730 hrs.  The second occurred less than a mile from the first, on the 6500 block of South Marshfield.  The second fire was dispatched at 1010 hrs.  I arrived about 25 minutes in and smoke was still pouring fairly heavily from the roof.  The 18th Battalion Chief boxed this fire shortly after arrival, reporting a fire in the basement with fire on the first and moving to the second.  The building was a 25 x 60, occupied 2-flat.  4 lines were used, all from Engine 116 which was the only engine flowing water.  The box was struck at 1105 hrs.  10 residents were displaced by this incident.

 

Chicago firefighters battle fire on Christmas day

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Chicago firefighters battle fire on Christmas day

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Chicago firefighters battle fire on Christmas day

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Chicago firefighters battle fire on Christmas day

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Chicago firefighters battle fire on Christmas day

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Chicago firefighters battle fire on Christmas day

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Chicago firefighters battle fire on Christmas day

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