Posts Tagged Tim Olk

4-Alarm fire in Wadsworth, 9/24/14

Images by Tim Olk of Newport Township FPD’s 4-Alarm house fire in Wadsworth on McIntosh Court.

 

firemen with hose at house fire

Tim Olk photo

flames through the roof of a house

Tim Olk photo

house destroyed by fire

Tim Olk photo

fire reflection in fire engine window

Tim Olk photo

house destroyed by fire

Tim Olk photo

house on fire

Tim Olk photo

flames through the roof of a house

Tim Olk photo

portable tanks ant fire scene

Tim Olk photo

fire engine at fire scene

Tim Olk photo

fire hose on the ground

Tim Olk photo

Share/Save

Tags: , , ,

Silver Lake Interdivisional Dive Sonar Box, 9-18-14

This is from West of the I in Kenosha County:

The search for John Spoor, 66, of McHenry, Ill. will continue Thursday on Silver Lake.

Here is the latest statement from Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Sgt. Bill Beth:

The search for Mr. Spoor will continue today on the waters of Silver Lake. Incident Command is Silver Lake Fire Chief Allison Draeger. At this point the plan for the search is to first check the shoreline areas and then resume the sonar search of the deep waters. Search teams are expecting assistance from cadaver dogs today as well. Agencies involved in the search today are the Wisconsin DNR, Kenosha Sheriff’s Department Marine Unit, Village of Silver Lake Fire Department, Town of Salem Fire Department, and Town of Randall Fire Department.

Spoor was reported missing by family on Tuesday. His unoccupied boat was found on Silver Lake, along with his vehicle in the village.

Fire department and law enforcement personnel searched for Spoor from about 10:30 p.m., Tuesday until 2 a.m. Wednesday and then resumed searching from 8 a.m. to about 8 p.m. Wednesday.

UPDATE 1:55 p.m. — County Dive Teams members toned out to respond to the Silver Lake village boat launch, non-emergency response.

Images from Tim Olk:

 

Huey helicopter used for search and rescue

Tim Olk photo

Kenosh County mobile command post

Tim Olk photo

firemen in boat search lake for victim

Tim Olk photo

Kenosh County mobile command post

Tim Olk photo

firemen in boat search lake for victim

Tim Olk photo

fire department sonar team

Tim Olk photo

Kenosh County mobile command post

Tim Olk photo

firemen in boat search lake for victim

Tim Olk photo

fire department sonar team

Tim Olk photo

firemen in boat search lake for victim

Tim Olk photo

Huey helicopter used for search and rescue

Tim Olk photo

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Chicago 2-11 Alarm fire, 9-20-14

Some quick images from Steve Redick and Tim Olk from the 2-11 Alarm fire today at 444 N Lamon Avenue in a church. More to follow later.

fire in a church in Chicago

Steve Redick photo

church fire in Chicago

Steve Redick photo

church fire in Chicago

Tim Olk photo

church fire in Chicago

Tim Olk photo

church fire in Chicago

Tim Olk photo

church fire in Chicago

Tim Olk photo

Tags: , , , ,

New 8×8 ARFF at O’Hare

Images from Tim Olk of the new 4,500-gallon Oshkosh Striker for 6-5-10 at O’Hare

Oshkosh Striker 4500

Tim Olk photo

Oshkosh Striker 4500

New Oshkosh Striker 4500 for 6-5-10 at O’Hare. Tim Olk photo

Oshkosh Striker 4500

Tim Olk photo

Oshkosh Striker 4500

Tim Olk photo

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Libertyville completes burn down of building, 9-6-14

Tim Olk submitted images from the burn down in Libertyville of a barn that was on the property of the former Lake County Forest Preserve District building at 2000 N. Milwaukee Avenue.

barn fully engulfed in fire

TIm Olk photo

firemen posing in front of fire

TIm Olk photo

fire truck deployed at fire scene

TIm Olk photo

firemen posing in front of fire

TIm Olk photo

firemen in tower ladder bucket surrounded by smoke

TIm Olk photo

barn fully engulfed in fire

TIm Olk photo

barn fully engulfed in fire

TIm Olk photo

fire truck deployed at fire scene

TIm Olk photo

Tags: , , , , , , ,

2-Alarm structure fire in Libertyville, 9-4-14 (more)

Images by Tim Olk from the 2-Alarm fire in Libertyville on Thursday, September 4th.

fireman pulls hose at fire scene

Tim Olk photo

 

house collapses after fire

Tim Olk photo

fifre engine at fire scene

Tim Olk photo

fireman operating ladder truck at fire scene

Tim Olk photo

Tim Olk photo

Tim Olk photo

fireman cools off at fire scene

Tim Olk photo

house collapses after fire

Tim Olk photo

Tim Olk photo

Tim Olk photo

house collapses after fire

Tim Olk photo

fire truck operating at fire scene

Tim Olk photo

house engulfed in flames

Tim Olk photo

heavy flames and fire

Tim Olk photo

Tags: , , , , ,

Highwood donates engine for Pink Heals

Images from Tim Olk of a Highwood FD engine that is being donated to the Sheboygan County Chapter of Pink Heals

Pemfab E-ONE fire engine

Pemfab/E-ONE engine being donated to Pink Heals Sheboygan County Chapter by the Highwood FD. Tim Olk photo

Sheboygan County Chapter , Pink Heals

Tim Olk photo

E-ONE fire truck law tag

Tim Olk photo

E-ONE fire truck law tag

Tim Olk photo

Pin Heals

Tim Olk photo

Tags: , , , ,

2-Alarm fire in Evanston junk yard, 8-31-14

Evanston struck a 2nd alarm on Sunday for a fire at North Shore Towing that involved junk cars and tires. Tim Olk was at the scene and submitted several images.

Due to all the grease, oil, and other fluids, everyone needs new gear and the hose was left there

stack of cars in a junk yard

Tim Olk photo

fireman cooling off on a hot day

Tim Olk photo

firefighter drenched from battling a fire on a hot day

Tim Olk photo

firemen working in a junk yard

Tim Olk photo

junk cars burning

Tim Olk photo

Pierce tower ladder working

Tim Olk photo

firemen in tower ladder bucket with master stream

Tim Olk photo

firemen working at a junk yard fire

Tim Olk photo

firemen working at a junk yard fire

Tim Olk photo

firemen working at a junk yard fire

Tim Olk photo

firemen in heat covered with oil and grease

Tim Olk photo

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Chicago 3-11 Alarm fire, August 27, 2014 (part 2)

Images from Tim Olk of the 3-11 Alarm fire at 6308 S. Halsted (8-27-14).

smokey Chicago fire scene with fire engine

Tim Olk photo

firemen from Chicago Squad 5

Tim Olk photo

Chicago FD Snorkel working at a large fire scene

Tim Olk photo

Tim Olk photo

Tim Olk photo

firemen posing at a fire scene

Tim Olk photo

Chicago FD Snorkel working at a large fire scene

Tim Olk photo

Chicago FD Snorkel Squad 5working at a large fire scene

Tim Olk photo

smokey Chicago fire scene with fire engine

Tim Olk photo

smokey Chicago fire scene with fire engine

Tim Olk photo

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

As seen around … Chicago

Images from Tim Olk aboard Chicago Engine 2 the Christopher Wheatley during the air and water show.

aboard the Chicago fire boat The Christopher Wheatley Engine 2

Tim Olk photo

the Chicago fire boat The Christopher Wheatley Engine 2

Tim Olk photo

aboard the Chicago fire boat The Christopher Wheatley Engine 2

Tim Olk photo

aboard the Chicago fire boat The Christopher Wheatley Engine 2

Tim Olk photo

the Chicago fire boat Engine 58

Tim Olk photo

aboard the Chicago fire boat The Christopher Wheatley Engine 2

Tim Olk photo

aboard the Chicago fire boat The Christopher Wheatley Engine 2

Tim Olk photo

aboard the Chicago fire boat The Christopher Wheatley Engine 2

Tim Olk photo

Chicago FD fast boat 6-8-8

Tim Olk photo

Tags: , , , , ,