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House fire in Buffalo Grove, 2-21-17

This from Larry Shapiro:

Buffalo Grove firefighters were dispatched after 2PM Tuesday afternoon (2/21/17) for smoke coming from the house at 504 Crown Point Drive. Police officers arrived first and reported smoke from the eaves and the alarm was upgraded to a Code 4 for the working fire.

The house was thought to have no occupants and companies made entry and encountered heavy smoke conditions. The fire was contained to the kitchen though firefighters recovered a dog that perished.

Mutual aid companies included Long Grove, Arlington Heights, Palatine, Lincolnshire-Riverwoods, and Mundelein. Other units were assigned to cover the Buffalo Grove stations.

smoke from house fire in Buffalo Grove

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Firefighters make entry into house on fire

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Firefighter at hydrant with supply line

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smoke from house fire in Buffalo Grove

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FD lieutenant and battalion chief confer at fire scene

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New quint for Buffalo Grove (more)

Photos from Larry Shapiro of the new E-ONE Cyclone II HP78 quint in Buffalo Grove

Buffalo Grove FD Quint 27

Buffalo Grove Quint 27 – 2016 E-ONE Cyclone II 2000/400 78′ HP78 so 140631. Larry Shapiro photo

E-ONE fire engine law tag

E-ONE fire engine law tag

E-ONE fire engine law tag

E-ONE fire engine law tag

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New engine for Buffalo Grove (more)

Photos from Larry Shapiro of the new E-ONE Typhoon engine in Buffalo Grove

Buffalo Grove FD Engine 26

Buffalo Grove Engine 26 – 2016 E-ONE Typhoon 2000/780 TM so 140643. Larry Shapiro photo

Buffalo Grove FD Engine 26

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Buffalo Grove FD Engine 26

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rear chevron striping on fire engine

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E-ONE fire engine  law tag

E-ONE fire engine  law tag

E-ONE fire engine  law tag

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3-Alarm fire in Oak Park, 2-10-17 (more)

This from Steve Redick:

Early morning basement fire in a large occupied apartment building in Oak Park. Fire spread up to all floors and required a lot of tough inside work. Not a lot to see from my vantage point. Also there was a very brief mayday that was quickly secured. Conditions were temps in the teens.

aftermath of apartment building fire

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Oak Park FD Truck 631

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Oak Park FD Truck 631

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Oak Park FD Engine 602

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Oak Park FD Truck 631

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Berwyn FD Engine 903

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aftermath of apartment building fire

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3-Alarm fire in Oak Park, 2-10-17 (more)

Some photos from Larry Shapiro of the 3-Alarm fire in Oak Park, 2-10-17

Berwyn fire engine on a hydrant

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aftermath of apartment building fire in Oak Park

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aftermath of apartment building fire in Oak Park

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Firefighter after fire in gangway

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Firefighters enter apartment building after fire

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aftermath of apartment building fire in Oak Park

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Oak Park HME Arenas Fox fire engine at night fire scene

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aftermath of apartment building fire in Oak Park

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Oak Park HME Arenas Fox fire engine at night fire scene

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Oak Park HME Arenas Fox fire engine at night fire scene

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Oak Park HME Arenas Fox fire engine at night fire scene

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Oak Park E-ONE tower ladder at night fire scene

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4-Alarm house fire in Barrington Hills – 1-30-17 (part 3)

Video (part 2) from Larry Shapiro 4-Alarm house fire in Barrington Hills – 1-30-17

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4-Alarm house fire in Barrington Hills – 1-30-17 (part 2)

Video (part 1) from Larry Shapiro 4-Alarm house fire in Barrington Hills – 1-30-17

Excerpts from Chicago.cbslocal.com:

A large house that was being expanded was a total loss Tuesday morning, after an immense fire in west suburban Barrington, while the family was overseas on vacation. An addition being built onto the 3,800-square-foot home appeared to be about 2,000 square feet.

By the time neighbors saw the fire, it had already grown quite large.

The fire started around 2 a.m. at a home at the end of a quarter-mile driveway on Cuba Road between Old Barrington Road and Route 59. A total of 30 suburban fire departments were called to the scene with more than 100 firefighters.

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Industrial fire in Wheeling, 1-30-17

This from Larry Shapiro:

Wheeling firefighters were dispatched for a reported fire at Crothall Laundry (formerly Hospital Laundry Services) 45 W. Hintz Road around 10PM on Monday (1/30/17). The alarm was upgraded by RED Center after receiving reports of heavy smoke venting from the rear of the large commercial laundry.

Companies stretched two lines into the building and extinguished the fire. The MABAS Division 1 MVU was later used to clear the building of smoke.

Rosenbauer America Commander Cobra tower ladder at night fire scene with lights

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Firefighters pull hose from engine at fire scene

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lines into building during industrial fire

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Firefighter pulls hose across the street

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Rosenbauer America Commander fire engine at night fire scene with lights and hose lines

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Rosenbauer America Commander Cobra tower ladder at night fire scene with lights

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MABAS Division 1 MVU Tempest mobile ventilation unit

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4-Alarm house fire in Barrington Hills – 1-30-17 (part 1)

The first in a series of posts from the 4-Alarm fire at 26161 W. Cuba Road in Barrington Hills 1-30-17.

E-ONE Typhoon e-MAX drafting from water tank during fire

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firefighters battle fire that destroys a huge mansion

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firefighters battle fire that destroys a huge mansion

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mansion destroyed by flames

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E-ONE Cyclone engine at fire scene

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firefighter silhouette with fire

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using a tower ladder as an engine at fire scene

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E-ONE e-MAX pumper at fire scene

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portable tanks for tanker shuttle at fire scene

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House fire in Barrington, 1-29-17 (more)

Video from Larry Shapiro of the House fire in Barrington, 1-29-17

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