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Working fire in North Maine Township, 2-11-18

The North Maine FPD was sent to 9023 Terrace Place for a dryer fire Monday night just after 10PM. Upon arrival companies found a basement fire and the alarm was upgraded for the Working Fire. There was some extension to another unit in the four-unit townhouse and a MABAS Box Alarm was requested. The fire was extinguished shortly thereafter and some of the additional companies were returned. 

Units at the scene included North Maine Battalion 1, Ambulance 1, and Engine 1; Des Plaines Battalion 61, Engine 61, Ambulance 61, and Tower 61; Niles Battalion 2, Engine 2, and Truck 2; Morton Grove Battalion 4 and Squad 4; Rosemont Truck 158 and Battalion 9; Mount Prospect Engine 13; Park Ridge Battalion 35; Glenview Ambulance 7 and Engine 7; and Northbrook Ambulance 10.

North Maine FPD Engine 1

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Firefighters after battling a fire

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fire hydrant buried by snow with hose line

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North Maine FPD Engine 1 Spartan Metro Star

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fire chiefs and Firefighters at fire scene

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Firefighter pulls hose through a foot of snow

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Firefighter pulls hose through a foot of snow

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townhouse fire in North Maine Township FPD

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Working fire in Des Plaines, 1-11-18

Des Plaines firefighters were called for a kitchen fire at 2148 Chestnut Street at 3:30AM 1/11/18. This occurred as many units were still working at the Maine Scrap Metals fire that started several hours earlier. Callback Des Plaines firefighters staffing reserve units and change-of-quarters companies responded to this alarm. The first arriving units reported fire blowing out of the front windows of this end unit. One occupant signed a release and was not transported. Companies at this fire were Des Plaines Engine 64 (using Engine 62), Des Plaines Ambulance 64, Des Plaines Battalion 62, Rosemont Engine 156, North Maine Engine 1, Niles Ambulance 2, and Glenview Ambulance. Schiller Park Truck 5 and Battalion 5 responded from the other fire scene.

 

aftermath of apartment fire

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firefighters after battling an apartment fire

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firefighter in PPE after battling a fire

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Rosemone FD Engine 156

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firefighters after battling an apartment fire

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firefighters in PPE after battling a fire

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scene of gutted apartment fire

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Des Plaines FD Engine 62

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North Maine FPD Engine 1

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Schiller Park FD Truck 5

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