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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 9-143-20

Chicago firefighters battled a 2-11 Alarm fire on Sunday at 4501 W. Addison Street at a commercial laundry.

From CFD Media on Twitter:

2-11 alarm 4502 W Addison CDD starting defensive operations. No injuries

fire scene in Chicago

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fire scene in Chicago

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Chicago FD Squad 2A

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And some late photos from Larry Shapiro:

Chicago FD Squad 2A

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Seagrave ladder truck in Chicago

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Firefighters venting a roof

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Wood Dale Fire Protection District history

This from Dennis McGuire, Jr:

Found this on Facebook. X-WoodDale, Illinois 

New Market VFD Tele-Squrt

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1991 Pierce Lance 50' Tele-Squrt

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Box Alarm fire in Winnetka, 9-2-20 (final)

a few more images from the Box Alarm fire in Winnetka, 9-2-20 (more)

attic fire through the roof

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Spartan Gladiator classic

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E-ONE Typhoon fire engine

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Box Alarm fire in Mundelein, 9-2-20 (more)

More photos and audio from the Box Alarm fire in Mundelein, 9-2-20

Pierce Impel quint at fire scene

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aftermath of a fire in a strip mall

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Box Alarm fire in Winnetka, 9-2-20 (more)

brief video from Tom Whittaker from behind the house on Pine Street

More photos from the Box Alarm fire in Winnetka, 9-2-20

Winnetka Firefighter and fire truck

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flames burn through roof of a house on fire

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Firefighter pulls additional hose line at house fire

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Box Alarm fire in Winnetka, 9-2-20

Winnetka police officers and firefighters were dispatched for a reported house fire before 1PM on Wednesday (9/2/20) at 614 Pine Lane. Battalion 28 was first on the scene to the small, dead-end street, and reported flames showing from the C-Sector. The alarm was upgraded to a working fire for additional resources. The narrow, one lane street did not allow much space for apparatus. Glencoe Engine 30 stretched 400′ of 5″ to a hydrant on the cross street and then supplied Winnetka Engine 28 through another 400′ that they dropped. Several lines were stretched into the house as companies attacked heavy fire in the attic. Additional lines were positioned around the exterior of the building as well.

The alarm was upgraded to a MABAS Box Alarm at roughly the 20-minute mark. The fire vented through the roof in at least three areas. In addition to the interior lines, a cellar nozzle was inserted from the roof into one of the openings and then reapplied into a second area. The fire was brought under control without extending much beyond the attic spaces. Two additional engines were requested later for additional manpower.

Companies at the scene included engines from Winnetka, Glencoe, Wilmette, Northfield, Evanston, Highland Park, Lincolnwood, Deerfield, and Wheeling. Trucks responded from Winnetka, Glenview, and Skokie. Additional units were Morton Grove Squad 4, Northbrook Ambulance 11, and Wilmette Ambulance 27. One firefighter on the scene was evaluated by Ambulance 11’s crew. Chief officers from Winnetka, Wilmette, Northbrook, and Northfield were at the fire.

Housed on the property is the Indonesian Consulate General’s residence.

 

smoke pours from vent hole cut in roof

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smoke pours from vent hole cut in roof

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Firefighters pull hose to battle a house fire

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chief fire officer in front of a house on fire

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Firefighters on the roof of a house use a cellar nozzle to douse flames in the atti

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Working fire in Buffalo Grove, 8-29-20

Buffalo Grove firefighters made quick work of a fire on a third floor balcony at 1541 Johnson Drive Saturday (8/29/20). Firefighters found the fire on the front edge of the balcony farthest from the building. The alarm was upgraded to a Code 4 for additional resources to assist with smoke and searches of the twelve-unit, three-story building.

Companies at the scene included Buffalo Grove Quint 25, Engine 26, Engine 27, Ambulance 26, Battalion 4, and chief officers, plus Long Grove Squad 55, Prospect Heights Engine 39, Wheeling Truck 24, Northbrook Tower 12, Deerfield-Bannockburn Engine 20, Arlington Heights Engine 4, Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Battalion 51 and Squad 51, plus ambulances from Barrington and Hoffman Estates.

E-ONE ladder at building fire

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2-Alarm house fire in Buffalo Grove, 8-26-20 (more)

Photos from Larry Shapiro of the 2-Alarm house fire in Buffalo Grove, 8-26-20

E-ONE Cyclone HP75 at work at a fire scene

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heavy smoke from house on fire

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heavy smoke from house on fire

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E-ONE fire trucks at fire scene

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2-Alarm house fire in Buffalo Grove, 8-26-20

Buffalo Grove police and firefighters were called to 25 Dellmont Court today (8/26/20) for a house fire. First arriving units had fire from a roof vent of a two-story, single-family house. The alarm was upgraded to a Code 4 working fire and then to a MABAS Box Alarm for additional resources. Companies advanced several lines into the house and had difficulty gaining access to the attic. The fire self vented through the rear with flames and heavy smoke pushing out. An exterior line was used to darken down the fire before companies were again able to make an interior attack. The alarm was later elevated to a 2nd Alarm for additional manpower due to the excessive heat. Two firefighters were transported from the scene with heat related injuries.

 

Two Buffalo Grove engines and Long Grove Tanker 55 were on hydrants. An incomplete list of mutual aid companies includes units from Long Grove, Prospect Heights, Wheeling, Palatine, Countryside, Libertyville Lake Forest, Grayslake, Highland Park, Schaumburg, Mount Prospect, Deerfield, Northbrook, Lake Villa, Lake Zurich, Hoffman Estates, and Winnetka.

house on fire

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Firefighters with hose line at fire

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Buffalo Grove FD Quint 27

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Firefighters battled a 2-Alarm house fire at 25 Dellmont Court in Buffalo Grove 8/26/2

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Buffalo Grove FD Engine 26

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Firefighters battled a 2-Alarm house fire at 25 Dellmont Court in Buffalo Grove 8/26/2

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Box Alarm fire in Wheeling, 7-10-20 (more

Brief video from Larry Shapiro of the Box Alarm fire in Wheeling, 7-10-20

 

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