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Working fire in Chicago, 5-29-21 (part 2)

More from the Working fire in Chicago, 5-29-21

smoke billows from house on fire

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Working fire in Chicago, 5-29-21 (part 1)

This from Matthew Sosnowski:

STILL + W/F = BOX ALARM @ 11303 SOUTH ON NORMAL
DATELINE CITY OF CHICAGO ILLINOIS DATE SATURDAY 5-29-2021 ADDRESS 11303 SOUTH ON NORMAL CROSS STREETS ARE 501 BLOCK OF WEST ON 113TH STREET AND 459 BLOCK WEST ON 114TH STREET OF STILL ALARM + W/F RESPONSE + BOX ALARM STILL ALARM @ 14:31 HOURS B/O/O/ E.F.A.O. {ENGLEWOOD FIRE ALARM OFFICE} STILL ALARM COMPANIES RESPONDING ENGINES 62/115 TRUCK {LADDER} 27 TOWER LADDER 24 BATTALION CHIEF 22 UPGRADED TO A WORKING FIRE RESPONSE @ 14:34 HOURS B/O/O E.F.A.O. W/F RESPONSE COMPANIES RESPONDING SQUAD 5/5A EMS 459 BATT CHIEF 21 AMBULANCE 60 TRUCK {LADDER} 62 BOX ALARM @ 14:45 HOURS B/O/O BATT 22 BOX ALARM COMPANIES RESPONDING ENGINES 75/93 S.O.C. 515 OFI 468 TRUCK {LADDER} 40 EMS 468 BATT 19/23
house fire before fire department arrival

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2-11 Alarm fire in Chicago, 4-24-21 (more)

This from Eric Haak:

Fire ripped through three homes, two of them occupied, early Saturday morning in Chicago’s Fuller Park neighborhood. The back porches of the primary fire building were fully involved on arrival and had already spread to both exposures. The alarm was raised to a 2-11 before being brought under control. 

massive smoke from house fire at night

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Chicago Still & Box Alarm 4-10-13

This from Dan Shevlin:

Still & Box Alarm 7921 S Essex
Still Time : Approx 0630
Boxed by the 23rd Battalion
Battalion 23 reported heavy fire on the 3rd floor of a red X building.  No interior attack initially. Multiple handlines in point of vantage spots in sector 2 & 3. Squad 5 set up in the rear and Tower Ladder 39 set up in front after some good smoke was coming from the 3rd floor . After awhile an interior attack began.
thanks Dan Shevlin
fireman and deck gun at fire

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fire engine at hydrant

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Chicago Snorkel Squad 5

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Chicago Squad 5 Snorkel

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fireman climbs ladder into smoke

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fire chief at fire scene

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 34

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Storage yard fire for Central Stickney 5-10-12 (update)

More images were submitted from the huge storage yard fire that Central Stickney had on Thursday.

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Central Stickney tower sits near the Forest View engine as heavy smoke is generated from the debris that is burning.

large storage yard fire in Stickney Central Stickney FPD 5-11-12

The deck gun from Summit Engine 952 is directed at a section of the burning debris.

large storage yard fire in Stickney Central Stickney FPD 5-11-12

Several engines work with deck guns as the fire is spread over a large area.

large storage yard fire in Stickney Central Stickney FPD 5-11-12

The deck gun from the Forest View engine goes to work.

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Another shot of Forest View Engine 813 working.

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A monitor nozzle is used on a section that has been largely knocked down.

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Central Stickney Engine 907 was also flowing a deck gun.

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