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Chicago Aging Equipment Putting Firefighters At Risk

Chicago ABC7 news investigates into the Chicago Fire Department why they are using nearly thirty to forty year old equipment on the front line. Their investigation found massive equipment failure and equipment that just isn’t safe. Read the article below by Chicago ABC7 news and watch the video above for more info. Stay safe! CHICAGO (WLS) –  “The I-Team is investigating ...

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Raw Video and Fireground Audio: 3-11 Alarm Fire in Chicago

Raw video and fireground audio from a 3-11 Alarm Fire last evening in Chicago.  Companies encountered fire in the basement and first floor of a 4 story mattress warehouse or factory.  The video was posted by walleyeking23 and description is below. “Here is some video from the scene of a warehouse fire at the intersection of 48th Place and Christiana. Broadcastify provided ...

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Cincinnati Firefighter Dies on His Way to Work This Morning Following Crash

We regret to bring you more sad news this time out of Cincinnati, Ohio where a Firefighter was involved in a crash on his way to work this morning.  That Firefighter identified by the Local 48 in a statement below.  Our thoughts and prayers are with both the Cincinnati Fire Family and the Firefighters Family.  This comes following the LODD ...

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DISGRUNTLED EMPLOYEE CHARGED WITH ARSON IN WOODRIDGE WAREHOUSE FIRE

Article and Video from abc7chicago.com: “Ruben Ochoa Cruz, 20, of Joliet, is facing federal arson charges in connection with the blaze that caused around $70 million in damages last week. He had worked at the warehouse as a forklift operator for only seven months, investigators said. The blaze broke out on April 21 at the RoomPlace’s main distribution center in ...

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Video: Park Ridge, Illinois House Fire

Video of companies working a house fire in Park Ridge, Illinois this evening (4/27/16).  The video was posted by ShapPhoto and description is below. “Firefighters in Park Ridge, IL battle fire in the attic of a house 4-27-16. Photos at shapirophotography.net and the story is at chicagoareafire.com” Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:* First Name Email address: Leave this field ...

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Must See Video: Helmet Cam Video of Heavy Fire Conditions With an Explosion at a Single Family Dwelling in Indiana

Watch the helmet cam video posted by Whiteland Volunteer Fire Department which shows companies arriving and operating at a well involved house, garage, and vehicle. At approximately the 2:10 Minute Mark there is a loud explosion and heavy fire ball.  The video states that it was the vehicles gas tank exploding in the driveway.  Description of the video is below.  Thankfully  nobody ...

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Video: Traverse City, Michigan Firefighter Saves His Own Daughters Life

A great news story from Michigan where a Traverse City Firefighter saved his own daughters life who was having an asthma attack and eventually went into full respiratory arrest. (WPBN/WGTU) — “This past week, a Traverse City firefighter was faced with what could have been a tragic situation, his own daughter stopped breathing, but thanks to something he knew and ...

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Amazing Helmet Cam Video of Motorcycle Crash

Warning a Dog is struck in this video while crossing the road  Travis Meyer shared these videos that shows a potentially horrific motorcycle crash.  Thankfully these guys were wearing their gear from helmets on down.  One rider almost gets struck by an oncoming truck.  The video above shows one angle and the video below shows another angle.  They are worth the ...

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Video and Fireground Audio of Several Fires in Detroit This Past Week

Video highlights of a few fires over a couple days in Detroit, MI.  Some good action was captured and fireground audio was included.  The video was posted by walleyeking23 and description is below. “*LANGUAGE ALERT* In case you are watching with children who you do not want to hear offensive language, there is a little language associated with the fire on Belvidere. ...

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Vacant House Fire Video and Images From Detroit This Past Week

Thanks Code Photography for submitting some excellent images and videos of a vacant dwelling fire going throughout in Detroit. Description: Here are some photos and a video of the box alarm vacant house fire in Detroit at Camden and Dickerson.  Chief 9 reported smoke showing before even going on scene, Engine 50 went on scene and reported they were stretching ...

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