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News Video: Ambulance Shortage in Chicago and Investigators Say the Mayor Needs to Intervene

CBS News video on the ambulance shortage in Chicago and staggering response times.  More on the story above in the video and below. CBS Chicago – “For years, the 2 Investigators have been reporting on excessive Chicago ambulance response times that can endanger people with medical emergencies. Now, in a candid interview, the city’s inspector general is calling for Mayor Emanuel to ...

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New Video: Dash Cam of ARFF Vehicle as it Responded to and Operated at the American Airlines Boeing 767-300 Fire at O’Hare International Airport in 2016

Video posted by What You Haven’t Seen shows the ARFF response by the Chicago Fire Department at O’Hare International Airport on October 28, 2016.  An American Airlines Boeing 767 caught fire on take off for Miami.  Description of the video is below. “Note the tilt alarm shrieking on every gentle turn, and welcome to a reality of these real-life monster trucks: they ...

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Video: House Fire in Waterloo, Iowa

Video of companies in Waterloo, Iowa working a house fire.  The video was posted by Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier and description is below. “Fire destroyed a house and outbuildings at 5236 Weiden Road, rural Waterloo, on Dec. 12, 2017.” Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:*

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LODD: Former Milwaukee Fire Department Lieutenant Dies after Fight with Colon Cancer

Sad news out of Milwaukee Wisconsin, a former Lieutenant passed away after a long fight with cancer. Lieutenant Kristin Ciganek-Schroeder was diagnosed in 2012 with colon cancer, and fought it bravely for 5 years. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family, and to her brothers and sisters of the Milwaukee Fire Department. Rest easy Lieutenant, we have it ...

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Video: Garage, House, and Car on Fire in Arlington Heights, Illinois

Video of companies working a garage/house fire in Arlington Heights, Illinois.  The video was posted by Arlingtoncards and no description was given. Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:*

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Video: Well Involved House Fire Just North of Knoxville, Iowa

Video posted by Nathan Sage shows companies setting up at a well involved house fire just north of Knoxville, Iowa.  No description of the video was given.  More on the fire below from local media. KNIA KRLS – “A fire destroyed a home just north of Knoxville Tuesday evening. Just before 7:30 p.m. Tuesday a garage fire was reported at 1293 Illinois Drive in ...

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Fund Raises Over $600,000 For Families of Fallen Chicago Firefighters

NBC Chicago – “On Sunday, several families of fallen Chicago firefighters received a much needed helping hand from a fund dedicated to providing assistance to those in need. “I was so grateful for everything the fire department did,” Julie Capuano, whose husband was killed fighting a fire in 2015, said. Over the last two years, the Capuano’s are one of ...

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News Video: Chicago Firefighters Make Rescues at an Early Morning Apartment Fire

News video shows companies in Chicago making some grabs at an early morning apartment fire.  More on the fire is below.     Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:*

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Early and Extensive Ground Footage of the Midlothian, 2 Alarm Illinois Strip Mall Fire. Roof Collapse Caught on Video

Some great ground video footage captured by Todd Sherman shows companies battling that strip mall fire in Midlothian, IL last week via drone footage.  Here is a new angle and earlier shots.  Description is below. “11-25-17 @ 11:30pm 4031 w. 147th Street Strip Mall Fire Roof Collapse & Flashover Fire/ Explosion @ 26:40 Time Marker Firefighter Saves American Flag from Fire @ ...

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Video: City of Waukesha, WI Well Involved Apartment Fire

Video of companies in Waukesha, WI working a well involved apartment fire.  The video was posted by CodyHGaming and no description was given.  News information on the fire is below. Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:*

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