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Raw Video: Still and Box Alarm in Chicago

Raw Video of Chicago Firefighters battling a Still and Box Alarm House Fire on 11/2/14.  Video was filmed by Todd Sherman and description posted with the video is below. Chicago,Illinois 11-2-14 @ 8726 S. Winchester House fire quickly brought under control by Chicago Firefighters. Sadly family of 11 were left homeless,5 children & 6 adults One resident was treated for minor smoke ...

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Chicago Still & Full Still Images @ 8239 SOUTH LANGLEY 11-4-204

Photos and details courtesy of Matthew Sosnowski “11-4-2014 DATELINE CHICAGO. STILL + FULL STILL + W/F RESPONSE + 2 S/C’S + 1 CHANGE OF QUARTERS @ 8239 SOUTH LANGLEY CROSS STREETS OF EAST 82ND ST & EAST 83RD STREET. STILL ALARM @ 01:47 HRS B/O/O E.F.A.O. {THE ORGINAL CALL WAS FOR RUBBISH} CO RESPONDING ENGINE 122 {1ST DUE ENGINE} FULL ...

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Excellent Raw Video: St. Louis Fatal House Fire 10/30/14

Another great video from FirstAlarmPhotos STL showing companies operating at a 1.5 Story house.  Description is below. Fire on the upper floor of a 1 1/2 Story Brick occupied dwelling. report a person still inside the house. Firefighters rescue one fire victim in critical condition. Victim Succumbed to his injuries at a local hospital. Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:* ...

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Photos From a St. Louis, MO Working Fire

Some excellent images from our friend over at FirstAlarmphotos Stl of a 1.5 Story frame house with fire in the upper.  He shared some great pictures with us.  Check out his Facebook page on the above link.  Description provided below by Ben Mezanac. You can also view more prints at Ben’s website http://society6.com/firstalarmphotosstl “Images from the St. Louis 1st Alarm with one occupant rescued ...

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Raw Video: 20 Minutes of Action at a St. Louis 2 Alarm Fire Late Last Night

Video now online from Last night’s 2nd Alarm in St. Louis! Amazing smoke conditions with the wind coming from the south at anywhere from 15-24mph. Fire eventually took hold of the entire building. 3 Aerial master streams and one 2 1/2′ used. Firefighters also kept the fire out of the side B exposure.  Video posted by our friend FirstAlarmPhotos STL  Check out ...

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Chicago Firefighters Rescue Woman From South Side House Fire

Chicago Firefighters made a rescue early Tuesday morning on the City’s South Side.  The Still and Box Alarm Fire was located at 81st and Vincennes.  Companies arrived and were told a woman was trapped.  Firefighters went to the rear and made entry thru a window.  The woman could be heard screaming and firefighters were able to get to her thru a ...

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HISTORIC HIGH-RISE CATCHES FIRE IN THE LOOP

Chicago Firefighters Had a Still and Box Alarm Fire at a Downtown High-Rise Early Tuesday Morning.  Companies responded and reported a fire on the 14th floor.  More below from ABC7 No one was injured in a fire at a historic high-rise in the Loop. Flames could be seen shooting from the top floor of the 14-story New York Life Insurance ...

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Video: Chicago’s Life Safety Evaluation For High Rise Buildings Deadline is Nearing and Not All Buildings Have Taken The Appropriate Measures

Chicago’s City Leaders adopted a multi-year life safety plan following the deaths of six people in the Cook County Administration Building in 2003.  The plan requires all high rise buildings in Chicago to  complete the life safety evaluation by December, 31 2014.  You can see in the below video there are multiple buildings who have yet to adhere to the life ...

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Raw Video: Oak Lawn, IL Working Fire

Some good footage of a fire in Oak Lawn, IL.  The video was posted today but doesn’t provide a date on when it actually occurred.  There is no sound with the video however there is some great footage.  The video was posted by JimBoyce and a description that was posted is below. At approximately 2:15 AM The Oak Lawn Fire Department responded ...

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Detroit Fire Equipment Stolen Again, and a Used Colostomy Bag Thrown in a Rig While Companies Worked a Fire

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Detroit Firefighters had a nasty surprise after working a fire Sunday night.  Some foam and a spray gun apparently were stolen off the rig and another rig had a used colostomy bag thrown into it.  Detroit Firefighters had to take that rig out of service to decontaminate it.  Here is a little more on the ...

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