First batch of images from Steve Redick from the commercial fire in Evanston.

The scene when I arrived.

large fire destroys stores in downtown Evanston 12-29-13

The scene early into the fire. Steve Redick photo

large fire destroys stores in downtown Evanston 12-29-13

The scene early into the fire showing Skokie TL 16 and Evanston Truck 22. Steve Redick photo

large fire destroys stores in downtown Evanston 12-29-13

Evanston Truck 22. Steve Redick photo

large fire destroys stores in downtown Evanston 12-29-13

The scene early into the fire. Steve Redick photo

Click the ‘video’ to see a brief clip from the scene.¬†Video