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Photos from MABAS Division 3 Drills at NIPSTA

From John Tulipano: “On April 9th I was able to attend some afternoon drills at NIPSTA with companies from MABAS Division 3 running a simulated building explosion and collapse with several autos on fire and a civil disturbance! ABOUT DIVISION III “MABAS Division 3 includes the north shore communities bounded by Highland Park on the north, Evanston and Skokie on ...

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Firefighters work brush fire in Fox River 4-7-2014

John Tulipano: “St Charles Eng 103 and Brush 101 we dispatched to 4000 W. Lincoln Highway (route 38) for a possible brush fire. While en-route engine 103 report a header in the sky… they arrived and report 10 acres of brush going and moving rapidly westward. Chief 112 arrived and requested brush trucks from Batavia and Geneva. Elburn chief arrived ...

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Amazing rescue of Evansville, IN family

Published: April 13, 2014 // Post by WZTV FOX 17 News, Nashville. Article from WZTV Fox news: “THIS is the heart-wrenching moment a US firefighter rescues a young girl from a burning apartment building. The six-year-old child, Aaliyah Frazier, was pulled from the second floor of an apartment building in the city of Evansville, Indiana. Aaliyah was breathing but unconscious ...

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Early morning apartment fire 4500 south Woodlawn

Chicago Tribune: “A firefighter suffered a shoulder injury, three other people were injured and 20 people were displaced in two fires Friday morning. Two minors and an adult were taken to South Shore Hospital from a fire in the 7800 block of South Colfax Avenue that started about 4:20 a.m., authorities said. A firefighter suffered a shoulder injury and was ...

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Chicago firefighters and paramedics to receive $20 million

Chicago Sun-Times: “Chicago firefighters and paramedics will get more than $20 million in back pay without adding to the city’s mountain of debt, under a five-year contract that forfeits union givebacks for the possibility of pension reform. Earlier this year, Mayor Rahm Emanuel persuaded the City Council to double — from $500 million to $1 billion — a so-called “commercial ...

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Chicago firefighters reach tentative deal with city

Chicago firefighters local 2 has reached a tentative deal with the city for the next five years. Chicago Local 2 president doesn’t expect a vote until a few items are have been hammered out. Thomas Ryan states “non of which I would call deal breakers” Chicago Tribune: “The Chicago firefighters union leadership has reached a tentative agreement with City Hall ...

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Indianapolis, IN Structure fire Images 04/08/2014

John was able to capture these images of a early morning fire in Indianapolis yesterday. Photos Courtesy of John M. Buckman III: “Indianapolis firefighters found heavy fire showing from the rear of the structure. Occupants had safely exited the structure. One firefighter injured and transported to the hospital. Injury reported to be slight Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. ...

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Raw video-Springfield, ILL firefighters extinguish kitchen fire

Jack Baskett was able to catch Springfield, ILL firefighters responding to house fire. Below you can see raw video from the incident. This from Jack Baskett: “This morning caller stated heavy smoke emitting from structure….BN 1, E-5, E-4, E-1, T-1, T2, S-1, E-6 RIT, Dep Safety Officer. Springfield firefighters arrived to find working fire in kitchen workers had been sodering ...

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Flint, MI to lose federal funding for 39 firefighters

Detroit Free Press: “Officials say Flint is expected to lose federal funding for 39 firefighters in July after the city’s $7.9 million request for a grant was turned down. The Flint Journal reports the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s denial means two fire stations could close in the cash-strapped city. Flint officials announced the update Monday and Mayor Dayne Walling says the ...

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Plainfield, IN Semi-Truck Fire Images-Tim Olk

Professional photographer Tim Olk was driving to one of the FDIC Hot classes today and ran into Plainfield firefighters working a semi fire. Plainfield Engine 121 and Ladder 121 were first due to the fire. More images continued @ Tim Olk’s website You can also follow Tim Olk on Face Book Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:* First ...

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