Posts Tagged house fire in Chicago

Working fire in Chicago, 11-19-16

This from Eric Haak:

On Saturday, November 19th, the Chicago Fire Department responded to the report of a house fire shortly after sunrise.  The Englewood Fire Alarm Office had received two different locations and the first engine arrived at the first address with nothing showing.  The alarm office advised they were also getting calls for 74th Street and Engine 54 landed with a fire a few seconds later.  The residence was occupied but no one was at home at the time.  The last photo shows a little modification made to a spare rig.

smoke billows from house on fire

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Firefighters prepare to enter burning house

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Firefighters on venting a roof during a fire

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Firefighters engulfed in smoke on house roof

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flames through the roof of a house with Firefighters

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Chicago FD company decal

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Working fire in Chicago, 11-26-16

This from Drew Gresik:

The city had a fire in a vacant house at 4620 W Superior around 2200 hours on 11/26/16. Three lines were led out and the roof was opened by T26. The 20×20 frame garage burned completely to the ground and companies had heavy fire inside the home on arrival.
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Chicago FD Truck 26

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Chicago FD Engine 95

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Chicago FD Engine 117

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 14

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Chicago FD Engine 117

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Chicago FD Squad 2A

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Chicago FD Squad 2

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Still & Box Alarm fire in Chicago, 7-30-16

This from Eric Haak:

At 4:45 on Saturday (7/30), the Main Fire Alarm Office gave the 18th Battalion a working fire response to the 1500 block of south Kostner.  Engine 38 boxed the fire shortly after arrival and reported they had an exposure problem and a burn victim.  I arrived with just a little fire left in the attic so the pictures are mostly of rig placement.  The first couple of images are of Engine 95 stretching a line to the second floor in the rear.  You can see in the third image that there was fire blowing out a couple of windows at the very front of side B, although one of the windows is not visible through the bushes.  The Still & Box was struck out in about 20 minutes.
firefighters on roof of house with smoke

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firefighters overhaul after house fire

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firefighters overhaul after house fire

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Chicago FD Engine 38

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Chicago FD Engine 95

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Chicago FD Engine 99

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old Seagrave truck still in use in Chicago

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Chicago FD Lieutenant

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Still & Box Alarm fire in Chicago, 6-10-16

This from Josh Boyajian:

The city had a still and box today @ 5311 and 5313 s Laflin. Two, 2.5-sty frame homes with heavy fire in the rear. Engines 123, 116, and 49 all had multiple lines lead out and Tower 39 had their main to the roof. I arrived after most of the fire was knocked.
Chicago FD Engine 123

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fire chief after battling fire on a hot day

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Chicago FD Engine 116

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 39

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firemen after battling fire on a hot day

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aftermath of house fire

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firemen overhaul after house fire

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Chicago FD Engine 49

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firemen after battling fire on a hot day

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Chicago Still & Box alarm fire, 6-3-15 (more)

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Here is a video of the still & box house fire on Wallace last week:

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Chicago Still & Box alarm fire, 6-3-15

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Here are some photos from the Still & Box at 99th and Wallace on 6/3/15. Companies arrived to the house fully involved with exposure problems on both sides. No squad was available as squad 5 was still on Lowe.

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Chicago bungalow gutted by fire at night

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Chicago bungalow gutted by fire at night

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Chicago bungalow gutted by fire at night

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Chicago bungalow gutted by fire at night

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Chicago bungalow gutted by fire at night

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Chicago Still & Box, 6/3/15

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Here are some photos from the Still & Box at 6605 S Lowe on 6/3/15. Companies originally went interior for an attack but once the chimney collapsed they pulled out and went defensive putting Squad 5A to work.

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Chicago FD Squad 5 at fire scene

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Chicago FD Squad 5 at fire scene

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Chicago FD Squad 5 at fire scene

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old spare Chicago Seagrave ladder truck at fire scene

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silhouette of firemen at night

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Chicago Still & Box Alarm – 3/29/15

This from Eric Haak:

About 1610 hrs on Sunday afternoon (3/29) the Englewood Fire Alarm Office put out the report of a fire at Garfield and Damen.  The office boxed the incident very shortly afterward.  Engine 123 reported that they had a fully-involved 1.5-story frame on arrival.  Images in this gallery were taken about 20 minutes in.
Chicago FD Engine 123 at fire scene

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Chicago firemen at fire scene

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fireman working from tower ladder

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Chicago FD Engine 101 at fire scene

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house gutted by fire

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fireman working from tower ladder

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Chicago Still Alarm fire, 2/7/15

This from Eric Haak:

I took in this still at 3259 S. Halsted at about 9:15 on Saturday morning (2/7/15).  I arrived about 5 minutes too late and the fire was knocked pretty good by the time I walked down.  The fire appeared to be mostly contained to the rear porches of a fairly large 3-story mixed occupancy.  Engines 29 and 28 with Trucks 8 and 11.  It was hard to get a good shot of 29 shooting into the sun.
firemen overhaul roof after fire

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firemen overhaul roof after fire

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firemen overhaul roof after fire

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firemen with 35-foot ladder

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Chicago FD Engine 28

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Chicago FD Truck 8

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Working fire in Chicago, 1-10-15

Images from Tim Olk of a house fire today (1/10/15) at 5722 S. Whipple.

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fireman at winter fire scene

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winter house fire photo

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fireman at winter fire scene

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Chicago fire truck at fire scene

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winter house fire photo

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fireman at winter fire scene

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winter house fire photo

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firemen at winter fire scene

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fireman at winter fire scene

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fireman at winter fire scene

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