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Still & Box Alarm fire in Chicago, 1-22-17

This from Tim Olk:

Chicago companies responded to a Still Alarm at 1240 E 83rd Street.  Theyreported smoke on arrival and the Englewood Fire Alarm Office filled out a Full Still for the working fire. Batt 23 arrived and gave asize up of a 2-story ordinary with  fire on the second floor and 2 lines on the fire. One line was onthe first floor and the other was on the second with the truck opening the roof. Batt 23 came back and said all companies were defensive due to heavy fire throughthe roof and throughout the second floor. There were no injuries and the second floor was occupied. They were rehabbing the first floor.

Chicago FD Engine 82

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Chicago FD Engine 72

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 34

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Chicago firefighters battle smokey fire

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fire chief at smokey building fire

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Chicago firefighters battle smokey fire

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Chicago firefighters battle smokey fire

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Chicago firefighters battle smokey fire

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Chicago firefighters battle smokey fire

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heavy flames blow out of building on fire

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fire in window of building

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Chicago firefighter after battling a blaze

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 1-8-17 (part 4)

More photos from Tim Olk and Dan McInerney at the 2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 1-8-17

Chicago FD Tower Ladder 14

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 14

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Chicago FD Squad 2A Snorkel

Squad 2A . Dan McInerney photo

Chicago FD Squad 2A Snorkel

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Chicago FD Engine 113

Engine 113. Dan McInerney photo

Chicago FD Engine 117

Engine 117. Dan McInerney photo

Chicago FD Tower Ladder 14

Rainbow from water spray. Dan McInerney photo

winter fire scene in frigid weather

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 14

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firefighters covered with ice after fire

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winter fire scene in frigid weather

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winter fire scene in frigid weather

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 14

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aftermath of house fire

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 1-8-17 (part 2)

This from Dan McInerney:

Took this fire in on my way home from work, and arrived after the fire was knocked. Fire was in a 2 story frame 25×70, with fire throughout the second floor and through the roof. There was a collapse in the rear of what looked to be enclosed rear porches. I believe the 2-11 was for a communication issue to a similar house to the east, which was quickly covered after companies arrived. The entire 2-11 complement of suppression rigs were staged on Chicago Avenue in front of E117’s quarters. Of note was E83’s response on the 2-11 with a light wagon. As evidenced by the ice coating pretty much everything, it was bitterly cold out, and the sun was just starting to break over the fireground.

E117 was first due and had 3 lines off, E96 backed down to feed TL14, and E113 fed the Snorkel.

smoke from house fire

Second floor fire. Dan McInerney photo

Chicago FD Tower Ladder 14

TL14. Dan McInerney photo

aftermath of house fire with collapse

Collapsed section of the rear of the house. Dan McInerney photo

firefighters with hose at fire

E96 members operate 2.5’’ into second floor. Dan McInerney photo

firefighters move hose at winter fire

E117 members move 2/5’’ handline. Dan McInerney photo

Chicago FD Squad 2A

Squad 2 in the alley to the west. Dan McInerney photo

Chicago FD Tower Ladder 14

Tower Ladder 14. Dan McInerney photo

Chicago FD Engine 117

E117. Dan McInerney photo

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firefighter covered with ice after fire

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Chicago FD Squad 2A

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winter fire scene in frigid weather

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firefighters covered with ice after fire

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firefighter covered with ice after fire

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ice covered fence after fire

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firefighter covered with ice after fire

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3-Alarm fire in Ingleside, 1-6-17 (part 2)

More photos from Tim Olk of the 3-Alarm fire in Ingleside, 1-6-17 (part 1)

house fire in Ingleside

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house fire in Ingleside

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firefighters with hose line at fire

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house fire in Ingleside

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LDH in street

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firefighters at fire scene

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firefighter with ice covered helmet

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fire tender dumping into portable tank

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Fox Lake fire engine with lines off

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2-Alarm house fire in Broadview, 12-25-16 (part 2)

More photos from the 2-Alarm house fire in Broadview, 12-25-16 

house fully engulfed in fire

firefighters overhaul after house fire

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Broadview FD fire chief

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firefighters overhaul after house fire

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firefighters overhaul after house fire

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firefighters overhaul after house fire

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firefighter after overhaul

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probationary firefighter

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firefighter in PPE

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Stone Park firefighters

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Stone Park firefighter

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2-Alarm house fire in Broadview, 12-25-16 (part 1)

Some photos by Tim Olk from the 2-Alarm house fire at 2445 S. 20th Avenue in Broadview on Christmas day. (more to follow)

house fire scene with firefighters

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firefighter on ladder at house fire

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firefighter after house fire

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firefighter after house fire

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Fatal truck crash near Mettawa, 12-23-16

Excerpts from ABC7chicago.com:

One person died and one person was injured early Friday morning in a rollover crash on the Tri-State Tollway at milepost 20 after a tractor-trailer heading west on I-94 lost a wheel around 5:50 a.m. between Everett Road and Route 60 near Mettawa.

The driver lost control, struck a car, hit the concrete median, and overturned. The truck driver was thrown from the cab and died at the scene. The car’s driver was transported with non life-threatening injuries .

wrecked car on tow truck

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Ernie's Wrecker Service

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crushed semi tractor after crash

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Ernie's Wrecker Service

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Ernie's Wrecker Service

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Ernie's Wrecker Service

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Ernie's Wrecker Service

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2-Alarm fire in Berwyn, 12-18-16 (more)

Photos from Tim Olk of the 2-Alarm fire in Berwyn, 12-18-16

elevated master stream at fire scene

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Firefighters encrusted in ice at fire scene

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Firefighter encrusted in ice at fire scene

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water gushes from fire building

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Oak Park FD tower ladder at fire scene

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Oak Park FD tower ladder at fire scene

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Berwyn firefighters at fire scene

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volunteers help dsiplaced ire victim

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aftermath of apartment fire in Berwyn

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Car fire on I94, 12-13-16

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Eden north of Touhy on Tuesday afternoon.

car fire on the expressway

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car fire on the expressway

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car fire on the expressway

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Firefighters at a car fire on the expressway

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Firefighters at a car fire on the expressway

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Skokie FD Engine 16

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Firefighters at a car fire on the expressway

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Firefighters at a car fire on the expressway

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Firefighters at a car fire on the expressway

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Working fire in Chicago, 12-9-16 (part 2)

more photos from Tim Olk at the working fire in Chicago at 6507 S. Parnell 12-9-16

Firefighters climbing aerial ladder

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Firefighter venting a house roof

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Firefighter venting a house roof

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Firefighters climbing aerial ladder

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Firefighter after battling a fire

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Firefighters with dirty faces

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aftermath of house fire

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