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House fire in Winnetka, 7-2-17

Winnetka firefighters were called to 935 Forest Glen early Sunday morning (7/2/17). It appears that there were floors being refinished and a fire was smoldering for several hours prior to being discovered. The fire burned through the floor and compromised the staircase tot he second floor. A Code 4 for the working fire was upgraded to a MABAS Box Alarm.

Units at the scene were Winnetka E28, T28, BN 28, 2801; Wilmette A 27, T27, BN26; Glencoe E30, 3002; Northfield S29, 2900; Highland Park E32; Glenview T14, BN6; Morton Grove S4; Evanston E23; Skokie T18; Lincolnwood E15; Northbrook 1100; and Deerfield E20.

935 Forest Glen Lane

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Winnetka FD Engine 28

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Winnetka FD Engine 28

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Firefighters on ladder at second floor window

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Firefighters after battling a house fire

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Winnetka FD Truck 28

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Winnetka FD Truck 28

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Northfield FD Squad 29

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Wilmette FD Truck 27

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Glenview FD T14

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Glencoe FD Engine 30

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Lincolnwood FD Engine 15

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aerial ladder and ground ladders at house fire

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Smeal Sirius fire engine on a hydrant

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Winnetka FD Truck 28

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Winnetka house fire, 10-4-14

The Winnetka Fire Department had a house fire this morning at 558 Willow Road. As of 9AM the alarm had been upgraded to a Box Alarm. Tim Olk submitted some quick images from the scene … there will be more to follow.

smoke from the roof of a house fire

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smoke from the roof of a house fire

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smoke from the roof of a house fire

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smoke from the roof of a house fire

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smoke from the roof of a house fire

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Winnetka Box Alarm 11-15-12 (updated)

The Winnetka Fire Department responded to a home in the 800 block of Bryant Avenue before 4AM and found a basement fire in a house that was being renovated. The fire burned through the first floor in several areas and traveled through the walls to the second floor. The Code 3 alarm was upgraded to a Code 4 and then to a Box Alarm at 4:30.

Tim Olk was at the scene early and submitted several images. Larry Shapiro arrived much later and submitted several images as well.

Companies on the scene included engines from Winnetka, Glencoe, Highland Park, and Evanston. Ambulances were from Winnetka and Wilmette. Trucks responded from Winnetka, Northfield, Highwood, Glenview, and Skokie. Morton Grove Squad 4 was at the scene along with chief officers from Winnetka, Wilmette, Northbrook, Northfield, and Glenview.

house fire in Winnetka at 827 Bryant Avenue 11-15-12

Fire from the basement is visible through the kitchen window as firefighters use a hand line through the window well. Tim Olk photo

house fire in Winnetka at 827 Bryant Avenue 11-15-12

The first floor is charged with smoke after firefighters are withdrawn from the interior attack. Tim Olk photo

house fire in Winnetka at 827 Bryant Avenue 11-15-12

Winnetka firefighters use a hand line from the backyard into the kitchen area of the house. Tm Olk photo

house fire in Winnetka at 827 Bryant Avenue 11-15-12

Northfield Truck 29 and Glenview Truck 14 had their aerials set in the event that the fire spread. Larry Shapiro photo

house fire in Winnetka at 827 Bryant Avenue 11-15-12

Glenview Truck 14 backed into the driveway to be able to get the ladder tip through the trees and over the top of the roof. Larry Shapiro photo

house fire in Winnetka at 827 Bryant Avenue 11-15-12

The large home had been undergoing renovation which was near completion. Larry Shapiro photo

house fire in Winnetka at 827 Bryant Avenue 11-15-12

A door has been placed over a section of the first floor that was burned through from the fire in the basement. Larry Shapiro photo

house fire in Winnetka at 827 Bryant Avenue 11-15-12

Heavy damage was evident in the kitchen area directly above the area of origin. Much of the floor has burned through. Larry Shapiro photo

A gallery with more images is HERE and also HERE.

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