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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 9-26-20

From CFD media on Twitter:

S&B @ 0047, 211 @ 0119 4712 -14 W Chicago 1 story auto body shop 100 X 150 partial Bow truss roof. 211 struck out @ 0158. No injuries no transports at present. Fire is out companies doing salvage and overhaul

Update 4712 -14 W Chicago. Companies picking up at present no injuries no transports. Companies returning in service.

2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 9-15-20

Excerpts from Chicago.cbslocal.com:

Six people were injured in a high-rise fire in the Loop early Tuesday morning.

The building, at 400 East Randolph, located near Maggie Daley Park, caught fire sometime after 12:30 a.m. The fire was located in a single unit on the 32nd floor and it appears to be electrical in nature, but the cause is unknown.

While responding to the fire, five firefighters became temporarily stuck in an elevator. They were not injured.

A 60-year-old woman and a 77-year-old man, who live on the 32nd floor of the building, are in the hospital in serious condition. A third person was also taken to the hospital, but his condition was not serious.

Most of the people injured are suffering from smoke inhalation.

A resident’s pet, a cat, died in the fire. The fire was struck out around 1:30 a.m. and most residents have been able to return to the building.

From CFD Media on Twitter:

2-11 alarm EMS plan 2, 400 E Randolph. CFD is on scene.

400 E. Randolph update: EMS Plan 2 has been secured. One pet was lost in the fire. No Further Information. 4-1-10

2-11 alarm at 400 E. Randolph has been struck out. Fire is out. Three civilian transports to Northwestern (1 Male patient Red, 1 Female patient Red, 1 Male patient Yellow). Fire was contained to 1 unit on the 32nd Floor. No further Information. 4-1-10

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 9-143-20

Chicago firefighters battled a 2-11 Alarm fire on Sunday at 4501 W. Addison Street at a commercial laundry.

From CFD Media on Twitter:

2-11 alarm 4502 W Addison CDD starting defensive operations. No injuries

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And some late photos from Larry Shapiro:

Chicago FD Squad 2A

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Seagrave ladder truck in Chicago

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 7-1-20

Excerpts from abc7chicago.com:

Four homes and a coach house caught fire on Chicago’s Northwest Side Wednesday after a fire started in the 2400 block of North Mason at around 2 p.m. Massive flames and thick black smoke poured from the residential block, as firefighters attacked the blaze.

Officials said the fire started in one house and spread to others. One firefighter was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. 

 

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 6-13-20

Excerpts from Fox32Chicago.com:

An extra-alarm fire left seven people displaced Saturday in Chicago after a 2-11 Alarm fire was reported at 2:27 a.m. on the third floor of a three-story apartment building in the 6800 block of South Perry Avenue.

The blaze was under control shortly before 3 a.m.

No injuries were reported, but the Chicago Department of Human Services was called to assist five adults and two children with housing.

From CFD Media on Twitter:

@ 0227. 2-11/EMS Plan 1 at 6825 S Perry. Staging area is 69th Perry for 3 story Courtyard Building, occupied. Fire on 3rd floor. Warming Buses requested.

2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago 6-13-20

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago 6-13-20

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 3-21-20

This from Chi-Town Fire Photos:

3/21/2020- Just after midnight, the 15th Battalion landed at 38th and Ashland (3752 s Ashland) and reported he had a working structure fire. After nearly 20 minutes, he requested a Still & Box as he pulled all members out to go to defensive operations. A68 transported one member in serious condition to the hospital after an incident inside the fire building. Three 2.5″ lines were led out and three aerial master streams were also utilized. TL39, AT8, and Sq1’s Snorkel provided the aerial master streams. A 2-11 was eventually requested by 2-2-4. Most of the 2-11 companies were not utilized. Also of note, this was the first fire in which AT8’s brand new rig utilized its pre-piped waterway.

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 4-11-20

This from Eric Haak:

1200 hrs today and just outside of Engine 109’s quarters. The 14th Battalion’s size-up was a 2-story ordinary furniture store, 25 x 80 with a fire on the 1st floor. The contents of the store were stacked floor to ceiling, front to back. Five minutes in, the box was requested. When I arrived, there was some fire on the second floor and companies were trying to unload the contents of the first. At 1255 hrs, the 2-11 was requested for manpower to assist the clearing out of the store. The alarm was struck out at 1330 hrs.

2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 3-30-20

Excerpts from nbcchicago.com:

A Chicago firefighter was injured at a 2-11 alarm fire that damaged three buildings Monday in Little Village on the Southwest Side. The blaze broke out about 2:16 a.m. at a two-flat residential building in the 2500 block of South Albany Avenue and spread to two adjacent buildings.

The firefighter was hit in the shoulder by part of a chimney and taken to a hospital in good condition with a minor injury. Ten residents were displaced .

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 2-11-20 (more)

More from Steve Redick on the 2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 2-11-20

Tuesday night about 0045 hrs Cermak and Michigan. Fire involved a cleaners and some kinda yoga studio. Bow string truss had suffered total collapse prior to my arrival. The fire did not appear to enter either of the exposures. Those with a historical background will realize this was in the old “automobile row” area.
Chicago fire truck at fire scene

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Chicago fire truck at fire scene

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Chicago fire truck at fire scene

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Chicago fire truck at fire scene

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Chicago fire truck at fire scene

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 2-11-20

Brief video from Steve Redick of the 2-11 Alarm fire at Cermak and Michigan

 

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