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2-Alarm fire in Lake Zurich, 5-20-17 (more)

short video by Larry Shapiro from the 2-Alarm fire in Lake Zurich, 5-20-17 (Wauconda Fire District)

 

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Waukegan Fire Department news (more)

more photos from Tim Olk of the Waukegan FD live-fire training 10/22/16 as they finished with a burn down

firefighters from Waukegan pose with house burn down

Tim Olk photo

burn down of vacant house

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burn down of vacant house

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burn down of vacant house

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burn down of vacant house

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burn down of vacant house

Tim Olk photo

burn down of vacant house

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more photos were posted HERE

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2-Alarm house fire in Long Grove 9-16-16 (more)

video from the 2-Alarm fire in Long Grove 9-16-16

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2-Alarm house fire in Long Grove 9-16-16

This from Larry Shapiro:

The Long Grove FPD was dispatched with mutual aid companies to the area of Old McHenry Road and Cuba Road Friday night (9/16/16) just after 9:30PM for a reported house fire. The location is just blocks from the fire station and the Long Grove units were in the area within minutes of the call. They found a vacant house in disrepair off of Shagbark Lane with heavy fire.

The Code 3 dispatch was quickly upgraded to a Code 4 for the working fire. Nine units were due on the initial dispatch including three tankers and another 12 units with five tenders were due on the Code 4 along with several chief officers.

Long Grove Squad 55 and Tanker 55 used 4,000 gallons of water which was quickly supplemented by another 3,200 gallons from the Wauconda tanker and 1,000 gallons from Lake Zurich Engine 4 as a water supply operation was implemented with a tanker shuttle.

Eventually a Box Alarm and then a 2nd Alarm for tenders only brought multiple additional resources to the scene.

vacant house engulfed in fire

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vacant house engulfed in fire

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vacant house engulfed in fire

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firefighter with hose line at huge house fire

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firefighters climb engine at major fire scene

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firemen pull hose at fire scene

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Long Grove FD Tanker 55 KME

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vacant house engulfed in fire

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portable dump tanks for water supply

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Grayslake FD tender dumps water at fire scene

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Elk Grove Township FD tender dumps water at fire scene

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Additional images can be viewed at shapirophotography.net and a video will follow.

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