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Working fire in Cicero, 5-11-19

This from Chi-Town Fire Photos:

Saturday night Cicero had a fire in a 3-flat apartment building at 2120 s 59th Ave. Crews did a great job and knocked it pretty quick. In total I believe they had 4 lines lead out and the main from Truck 1 was up to the roof. 

fire erupts from rear apartment window at night

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fire erupts from rear apartment window at night

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Firefighters with hose line at night fire scene

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Firefighters with hose line at night fire scene

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Firefighters at night fire scene

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Cicero FD Engine 1 E-ONE Cyclone-6

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Cicero FD Truck 1

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Cicero FD Truck 1

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Cicero FD Engine 2 E-ONE Cyclone-6

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Firefighters on roof of building fire at night

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Fatal 2-Alarm fire in West Chicago, 4-17-19

Excerpts from ABC7Chicago.com:

A man died and another was transported to a hospital after a house fire in West Chicago Wednesday night.

Three people were in a three-story house in the 100-block of West Grand Lake Boulevard in West Chicago when a fire broke out at about 10 p.m. Wednesday night. Fire officials believe the fire began in the front of the home and was made worse by the wind and open windows. The porch collapsed and the rest of the home was destroyed.

Firefighters were able to get a 92-year-old man from a second floor bedroom to safety. He was taken to a local hospital. His ex-daughter-in-law who lives with him got out on her own. The woman’s 53-year-old boyfriend died in an upstairs bedroom. Someone driving by the house saw it on fire and started banging on the doors, but by that time the flames had a head start.

The DuPage County Fire Investigation Task Force is listing the cause of the fire as undetermined because at this point they cannot rule out an electrical cause. They do not believe it is suspicious.

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2-Alarm fire 2130 hours 4/17/19 at 141 west grand lake blvd in West Chicago

2-Alarm fire West Chicago

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2-Alarm fire West Chicago

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2-Alarm fire West Chicago

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2-Alarm fire West Chicago

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2-Alarm fire West Chicago

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2-Alarm fire West Chicago

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2-Alarm fire West Chicago

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2-Alarm fire West Chicago

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2-Alarm fire West Chicago

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2-Alarm fire West Chicago

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2-Alarm fire West Chicago

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2-11 Alarm fire with a Mayday response in Chicago, 3-31-19

Excerpts from the ChicagoTribune.com:

Two Chicago firefighters have been hospitalized after falling two stories through a hole in the third floor of an apartment building near Monroe Street and Albany Avenue.

The fire Sunday evening spread from the apartment building to a neighboring 1½-story building. A mayday call for trapped or injured firefighters was sent after the two firefighters fell all the way down to the first floor around 8:45 p.m. Saturday. One of the firefighters got out on his own, while colleagues helped the other to an ambulance. The firefighters, who were listed in serious-to-critical condition when they were transported, were both alert and talking Sunday night, though resting and likely to be kept for observation.

More than 100 firefighters and medics went to the scene. It appears the building did not have any working smoke detectors. No one seemed to be living on the second or third floors of the building, though there were people staying on the first floor.

This from Chi-Town Fire Photos:

Sunday night, the MFAO sent companies to a working fire @ 3104 W. Monroe Street. Upon arrival, Battalion 18 had a 3-sty brick, with heavy fire on the first, second, and third floors plus an exposure problem. A Still and Box was requested shortly after. Companies lead out 6+ hand lines and had two truck companies working the roof. For a short time, they had heavy fire venting through the roof and top floor. While working, multiple members fell through a hole in the floor which activated the Mayday Alert and 2-11. I believe the RIT team did remove one of the injured firefighters from the rear of building. Tough fire and a lot of work. Thankfully the injuries sustained were not life threatening. These photos began about 10 minutes into the fire.

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fire in 3rd floor apartment at night

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fire in 3rd floor apartment at night

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Chicago FD Engine 44 at a fire scene

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apartment building fire in Chicago

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fire through the roof of an apartment building

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Chicago FD Truck 7 at work

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Firefighters enter exposure building during a fire

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aftermath of fire in a 3rd floor apartment

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Still and Box Alarm fire in Chicago, 3/12/19

This from Steve Redick:

Took this in around 2230 Tuesday night at 2258 S. Blue Island Avenue. It sounded promising. A metal clad warehouse butted up against another building. Interesting that the size-up was no exposure problem yet it seemed obvious that there was a high potential, in fact they reported  some fire in the adjoining building on fireground. TL 5 with the new rig as well as 28 with a new pumper and I guess what must be a spare command van. 
More photos HERE:
 
Steve

Chicago fire scene at night

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 5 at work

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Chicago FD Engine 18

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 5 at work

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Chicago FD spare command van

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Chicago FD Engine 28

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Chicago FD Squad 1A

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Commercial fire in McCook, 1-26-19

This from Eric Haak:

The McCook Fire Department had a fire come in about 4:00 am Saturday (1/26) morning at 5300 Lawndale Avenue. The building was a 100×100 semi repair shop. The area has very limited access as well as available hydrants. Temperatures were about -2 degrees making conditions even more difficult.

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truck repair shop engulfed in flames

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Firefighters battle fire in a truck repair shop

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elevated master stream battles nighttime fire

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Working fire in Prospect Heights, 12-28-18

 

This from the Prospect Heights Fire District:

Prospect Heights firefighters were dispatched at 25 minutes after midnight to a reported fire at 107 North Schoenbeck Road after a passerby spotted smoke coming from the roof area. Upon arrival, firefighters discovered the building was charged with smoke and smoke was coming from multiple areas of the roof. A quick search of the building determined it was unoccupied and the fire was in the crawlspace. The fire was quickly extinguished without extension into the walls or ceiling. 
 
During the initial fire attack, one firefighter fell through a hole in the floor into the crawlspace.  The firefighter was not injured and was immediately assisted out of the crawlspace. 
 
Prospect Heights firefighters were assisted at the scene by Wheeling, Mt Prospect, Arlington Heights, Lincolnshire-Riverwoods, Palatine Rural, Elk Grove Township, Des Plaines, and Long Grove  firefighters. This area of Prospect Heights is not serviced by hydrants so tankers from the Palatine Rural and the Elk Grove Township fire districts were requested to reinforce efforts. 
 
The home was unoccupied at the time of the fire. Prospect Heights police were able to locate the homeowner who is not currently residing in the home apparently due to renovations underway. Much of the home sustained smoke and water damage.
 
As of 3:00AM the cause of the fire remained under investigation.
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Firefighters pull hose at fire scene

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Firefighters prepare to make entry to house on fire

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Battalion chief as sector officer at house fire

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smoke from eaves of house on fire

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smoke from eaves of house on fire

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Firefighters open garage door during house fire

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Firefighters overhaul after fire

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Prospect Heights FPD Tanker 9

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Prospect Heights FPD Engine 9

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Prospect Heights FPD Engine 9

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Palatine Rural FPD Tanker 36

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Prospect Heights FPD Tanker 9

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Still and Box Alarm fire in Chicago, 4-11-18

Chicago firefighters battled fire in a 2-story ordinary at 1223 S Millard Thursday night (4/11/18). They had heavy fire in the rear.

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flames blowing out windows at night

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Firefighters raise ladder at fire scene

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2-11 Alarm fire with a Mayday alert in Chicago, 1-4-18

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 39

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firefighters battle a fire at night

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 39

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Chicago FD Engine 116

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two-flat fire in Chicago

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Excerpts from the Chicago.cbslocal.com:

Chicago firefighters responded to a fire in a two-story apartment building near 68th and Aberdeen in the Englewood neighborhood around 11:20 p.m. Thursday. Five people who live in the building got out unharmed before firefighters arrived.

About 20 minutes later, a mayday call went out when a firefighter fell through the floor. A short time later, he walked out of the building on his own. He not suffer any serious injuries.

“He was not transported. He was not injured. He was removed quickly by his company, and he continued to work, and he’s doing well,” Chicago Fire Deputy District Chief Rosalind Jones said.

Crews attacked the flames from the roof and the ground and the fire communicated to the building directly to the south.

Firefighters had the fire contained by about 1:45 a.m., but it rekindled around 6:15 a.m. while they were still on the scene to monitor hot spots.

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Box Alarm fire in Berwyn, 12-26-17 (more)

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Berwyn responded to a call for a house fire Tuesday night (12/26/27) @ 3524 s Gunderson. First company arrived and found a 1.5-sty bungalow with a fully involved attic, that had already extended to the exposure to the north. Companies lead out 5 lines in total, and used the aerial pipe to bring the fire under control. I arrived with the first company.  

 
flames blowing out of house attic at night

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flames blowing out of house attic at night

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flames blowing out of house attic at night

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flames blowing out of house attic at night

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flames blowing out of house attic at night

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Seagrave ladder truck at work with big flames

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Berwyn FD fire engine on a hydrant

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Box Alarm fire in Berwyn, 12-26-17

This from Jeff Braun, Jr.:

Here are some photos of Berwyn’s Box Alarm house fire at around 21:00 hours on 12/26/17 at 3524 S Gunderson Ave. There was heavy fire showing from the Alpha and Delta sides on my arrival.

Thanks -Jeff Braun Jr. COUNTY-WIDE FIRE PHOTOGRAPHY

firefighters battle flames that engulfed a house at night

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Seagrave aerial ladder truck at fire scene

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firefighters battle flames that engulfed a house at night

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Seagrave aerial ladder truck at fire scene

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