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3-Alarm fatal fire in Bensenville, 11-19-17 (part 3)

More photos from Tim Olk and Larry Shapiro of the 3-Alarm fatal fire in Bensenville, 11-19-17

Chicago FD Squad 7A

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apartment building fire in Bensenville IL

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Bensenville FPD Truck 107 battling an apartment building fire

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Wood Dale FPD Engine 69 at apartment building fire

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Chicago FD Squad 7A

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apartment building fire in Bensenville IL

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apartment building fire in Bensenville IL

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Chicago FD Squad 7A

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Chicago FD Squad 7A Rosenbauer America Commander ACP-55 Cobra battling a fire

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Chicago FD Squad 7A Rosenbauer America Commander ACP-55 Cobra battling a fire

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firefighters with master streams at fire scene

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Chicago FD Squad 7A Rosenbauer America Commander ACP-55 Cobra battling a fire

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Chicago FD Squad 7A

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apartment building fire in Bensenville IL

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3-Alarm fatal fire in Bensenville, 11-19-17 (part 2)

Photos from the 3-Alarm fatal fire in Bensenville, 11-19-17 from Tim Olk.

Chicago FD Squad 7A

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apartment building fire in Bensenville

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Chicago FD Squad 7A

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Chicago FD Squad 7A

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Chicago FD Squad 7A

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Chicago FD Squad 7A

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House fire in Deerfield, 11-13-17

Deerfield-Bannockburn firefighters were called to 1131 Osterman Avenue Monday morning for a report of smoke coming from the second floor of the two-story house. First arriving units confirmed smoke and upgraded the alarm to a working fire. The fire appeared to originate on the first floor and was extinguished quickly.

Units at the scene were Deerfield-Bannockburn Engine 20, Squad 19, Truck 20, Battalion 20, 2000, and 2001; highland Park Battalion 33 and Truck 33; Northbrook Battalion 11, Ambulance 11, and Engine 10; Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Ambulance 52, Engine 52, and 5201; and Lake Forest Truck 421.

Highland Park FD Truck 33

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Deerfield Bannockburn FPD fire trucks

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firefighters at fire scene

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firefighters overhaul after fire

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firefighters overhaul after fire

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firefighter with hose line after a fire

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firefighters remove debris after fire

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Deerfield Bannockburn FPD Battalion 20

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Deerfield Bannockburn FPD Truck 20

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firefighters carry ground ladder at fire scene

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Deerfield Bannockburn FPD Truck 20

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Deerfield Bannockburn FPD Engine 20

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fire chiefs confer at scene

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Deerfield-Bannockburn FPD Deputy Chief Ray Larson

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firefighters overhaul after fire

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Deerfield Bannockburn FPD Squad 19

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Deerfield Bannockburn FPD fire trucks

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 9-23-17

Photos from Chicago’s 2-11 Alarm fire at 5825 S. Prairie Avenue on Saturday, 9/23/17

Chicago FD Tower Ladder 37

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aftermath of building fire

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Chicago FD Squad 5A

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Chicago FD Squad 5A

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Chicago FD Squad 5A

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Chicago FD Engine 50

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firefighters cool down and rehab after a fire

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young boy offers a drink to a firefighter

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Delavan Fire Department news

Delavan WI FD Engine 5

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live-burndown in Delavan WI

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live-burndown in Delavan WI

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live-burndown in Delavan WI

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live-burndown in Delavan WI

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live-burndown in Delavan WI

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live-burndown in Delavan WI

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Photos from Tim Olk of a burn-down in Dleavan, WI 9-19-17

 

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9/11 Memorial Ceremony

From this morning’s 9/11 Memorial Ceremony in Northbrook from Tim Olk

Northbrook Fire Department memorial ceremony for 9/11

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Northbrook Fire Department memorial ceremony for 9/11

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Northbrook Fire Department memorial ceremony for 9/11

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Northbrook Fire Department memorial ceremony for 9/11

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Northbrook Fire Department memorial

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Gurnee Fire Department news

Excerpts from the ChicagoTribune.com:

A body was found in the debris of a Grandwood Park home that exploded Friday, and at least one other person was injured near the explosion.

Gurnee Fire Department Battalion Chief James Pellitteri said earlier that authorities had not believed anyone was inside the home in the 36300 block of Streamwood Court when it was leveled by an explosion. He added that two other homes to the north and south sustained damage.

According to Pellitteri, flames continued to burn from a ruptured natural gas line after crews arrived on the scene. The gas was then cut off, allowing firefighters to put out the blaze.

Crews from the Waukegan and Newport fire departments assisted at the scene.

The damaged home sits north of Grand Avenue and west of Hutchins Road. The Grandwood Park neighborhood is about a mile west of Gurnee Mills.

explosion levels house

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gas utility workers at scene of house explosion

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Interdivisional dive box in Arlington Heights, 8-31-17

Arlington Heights firefighters and divers with mutual aid from Division 1 and Division 4 searched the waters of Lake Arlington this afternoon for a missing female who was later located alive, beneath a pier.

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fire department diver at work

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fire department diver at work

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firefighters at water rescue

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firefighter monitors sonar at dive recovery

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firefighters monitor sonar

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fire department diver

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fire department divers at work

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firefighters in boat

Arlington Heights (IL) firefighters and divers with mutual aid from Division 1 and Division 4 searched the waters of Lake Arlington Thursday afternoon (8/31/17) for a missing female who was later located alive, beneath a pier.
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As seen around … NIPSTA

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Nipsta Fire Academy Firefighter Academy Live Fire

firefighter academy training with propane fire

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firefighter academy training with propane fire

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firefighter academy training with propane fire

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firefighter academy training with propane fire

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firefighter academy training with propane fire

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House fire in Clinton, WI 81/31/7

This from Tim Olk:

Was on my way home from Monroe Wis at the fire school. Just passing Rockford, Clinton FPD pulled a Mabas Box Alarm for a house fire. Upon arrival they found heavy smoke pushing from the C&D corner, which was a back porch  right off the kitchen. The building was a 2 1/2-story, wood frame house about 30×50.

Being a balloon-frame, fire was already on floors 1 and 2 and in the attic. One firefighter and the state fire marshal were called to the scene.

heavy smoke from attic during a house fire

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HME fire truck at fire scene

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firefighters at house fire

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heavy smoke from attic during a house fire

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heavy smoke from attic during a house fire

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heavy smoke from attic during a house fire

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heavy smoke from attic during a house fire

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heavy smoke from attic during a house fire

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heavy smoke from attic during a house fire

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