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Waukegan Fire Department news

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Waukegan firefighters were given a house for training from the park district who will be building on the site. Waukegan and Newport Township firefighters trained and then burned the house down 9-16-20

firefighters training in vacant house

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firefighter pulling ceiling

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firefighter at training site

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closeup of Waukegan firefighter

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firefighter in full PPE

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firefighter in full PPE

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firefighters pose with burning building

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heavy smoke and flames from house fire

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house fully engulfed in fire

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house fully engulfed in fire

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house fully engulfed in fire

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Working fire in Chicago, 9-24-16

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Chicago working fire,  3933 W Flournoy, two-story ordinary, fire in the basement,  two lines off (9/24/16)

firefighters making entry through smoke

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firefighter climbs aerial ladder

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battalion chief at fire scene

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Chicago FD Engine 95

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Chicago Still & Box Alarm and EMS Plan I, 9-22-16

Excerpts from the ChicagoTribune.com:

Three people were taken to area hospitals, one of them seriously injured, following a fire in one apartment in a four-plus-one style apartment building in the 6900 block of North Sheridan Road.

Two people were taken to Presence St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, one of them in serious-to-critical condition and one in fair-to-serious condition, and a third person was taken to Swedish Covenant Hospital in fair-to-serious condition.

The three were injured in a fire that was confined to one apartment on the fourth floor of the building.

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Chicago Fire Department Still & Box Alarm with an EMS Plan 1 6900 N Sheridan Rd (fatal)

aftermath of apartment fire in Chicago

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Chicago FD paramedics treat an elderly fire victim

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Chicago FD paramedics treat an elderly fire victim at the scene of a fire

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firefighter tries to call down after a fire

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firefighter in PPE with tools after a fire

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firefighter in PPE with tools after a fire

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firefighter in PPE with tools after a fire

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firefighter in PPE after a fire

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female firefighter pulls hose after a fire

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firefighters and paramedics at fire scene

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Chicago FD Squad 1

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3-Alarm fire and EMS Box Alarm in Cicero, 9-19-16 (more)

more photos from the 3-Alarm fire and EMS Box Alarm in Cicero, 9-19-16

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firefighters and fire trucks at fire scene

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firefighters enveloped in smoke at fire scene

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elevated master stream at work

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fireman on ladder with flames and smoke

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Cicero FD chief Rick Moravacek

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House fire in Wilmette, 8-22-16 (more)

Photos from Tim Olk of the House fire in Wilmette, 8-22-16 

Wilmette Tower Ladder 26

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firefighters vent roof at house fire

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firefighters vent roof at house fire

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firefighters vent roof at house fire

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Wilmette Fire Chief MacGreal

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female firefighter in PPE

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firefighter after a fire

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Glenview FD lieutenant after a fire

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Wilmette FD Engine 27

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Monroe, Wisconsin Fire School 2016

Highlights from the 2016 Monroe Fire School from Tim Olk

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Construction accident in Mundelein, 8/16/16

Excerpts from the ChicagoTribune.com:

A piece of construction equipment toppled over into a ditch injuring a construction worker and spilling fuel early Wednesday morning.

Mundelein Police Chief Eric Guenther said the machine’s operator escaped and was walking around before first responders police and firefighters arrived.

Crews were in a large ditch next to the lake and using a drill to complete work under the roadway, according to Guenther. He said the crane attached to a front loader was lifting the drill out of the ditch so it could be refueled, but a weight imbalance caused both machines to tumble into the ditch.

excavator rolls into ditch in Mundelein

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excavator rolls into ditch in Mundelein

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excavator rolls into ditch in Mundelein

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excavator rolls into ditch in Mundelein

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excavator rolls into ditch in Mundelein

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excavator rolls into ditch in Mundelein

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excavator rolls into ditch in Mundelein

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firefighter uses saw to cut metal

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excavator rolls into ditch in Mundelein

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Chicago Fire Department Special Duty – Blind Shaft Elevator Rescue 7/23/16

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On Sat July 23,2016, Chicago Fire Department Tower Ladder 10 was sent to a high-rise on north Halsted for a report of four people stuck in an elevator. After trying to reset the elevator failed, they requested a blind shaft response.
Companies were:
Batt 3
Tower 10
Squad 1
Squad 2
Special Operations Chief 515
and an ambulance
The car was stuck between floors 2&3.  Firefighters locked out the elevator and setup on the 5th floor with ropes and worked off floor 4. After lowering a firefighter down the shaft, they found four girls who had been in there for two hours but were in good spirits. Firefighters brought them to the 4th floor by rope where they were evaluated by paramedics.

firefighters rescue trapped victims in an elevator

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firefighters rescue trapped victims in an elevator

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firefighters rescue trapped victims in an elevator

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firefighters rescue trapped victims in an elevator

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Chicago firefighters rescue woman trapped in elevator

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Chicago firefighters rescue woman trapped in elevator

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firefighters rescue trapped victims in an elevator

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Chicago firefighters rescue woman trapped in elevator

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firefighters rescue trapped victims in an elevator

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firefighters rescue trapped victims in an elevator

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firefighters rescue trapped victims in an elevator

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Chicago Haz Mat Level I, 7-24-16

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Chicago Fire Department Level 1 Haz-Mat car vs semi with saddle tank diesel leak – Firefighters responded to West 103rd Street for a truck leaking diesel fuel in the sewers. Temps were 115 with the heat index.

Chicago FD haz mat techs clean diesel fuel spill from ruptured saddle tank

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Chicago FD haz mat techs clean diesel fuel spill from ruptured saddle tank

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Chicago FD haz mat techs clean diesel fuel spill from ruptured saddle tank

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Chicago FD haz mat techs clean diesel fuel spill from ruptured saddle tank

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Chicago FD haz mat techs clean diesel fuel spill from ruptured saddle tank

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Chicago FD haz mat techs clean diesel fuel spill from ruptured saddle tank

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Chicago FD haz mat techs clean diesel fuel spill from ruptured saddle tank

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Chicago FD haz mat techs clean diesel fuel spill from ruptured saddle tank

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Chicago FD haz mat techs clean diesel fuel spill from ruptured saddle tank

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Chicago FD haz mat techs clean diesel fuel spill from ruptured saddle tank

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House fire in Glenview, 7-10-16

Glenview companies responded to a house fire Sunday morning (7/10/16) that originated in the attached garage with some  communication to the house.

firefighters overhaul fire scene

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firefighters overhaul fire scene

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firefighters overhaul fire scene

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aftermath of house fire

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aftermath of house fire

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aftermath of house fire

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