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Throwback Thursday (A Day Late) Documentary on Squad 5, Engine Co. 116, and Ambulance 49 in Chicago

We accidentally missed “Throwback Thursday” so here is your “Throwback Friday” video.  The video documents time spent with Chicago Fire Department Squad Co. 5.  Video was posted by ChicagoFD1 and was taped in 1993.  Description is below. “Filmed in 1993, by Bill Kurtis, FIRE In The Heat Of The Battle, is about the Chicago Fire Dept. Engine 116, Squad 5 and Ambo ...

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Throwback Thursday: Video of Riding With Battalion 3 To a 2-11 Alarm Fire in Chicago (01/09/1993)

For “Throwback Thursdays” we will be posting some pretty neat older videos.  Today’s video shows Battalion 3 (Retired DDC EE) responding to a 2-11 Alarm Fire.  Radio Traffic included.  The video was posted by Fire Dept Related Video and description is below. “Bill Hammel captures a 2-11 Alarm while riding out with Battalion 3 of the Chicago Fire Department.”

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Historical Chicago 3-11 Alarm Fire Milwaukee & Grand 06/14/2003

John Tulipano “Digging through more archives and found some of my first digital shots of this 3-11 alarm at 638 N. Milwaukee on 6/14/2003.At 03:28 Engine and Truck 19 were stilled out for a fire at Milwaukee and Grand. They found a 1&2 Story Warehouse with heavy smoke and fire venting and exposure to a 4 story brick mixed occupancy ...

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Chicago, IL 3-11 at Cullerton and Morgan October 9th, 1988

Another set of amazing images submitted by Photographer John Tulipano…John was able to capture Chicago firefighters at a commercial structure fire that went to a 3-11. Here’s Johns recall of the incident that took place many years ago.  John’s image of Chicago Squad-1 made the cover of Firehouse magazine in May of 1989. Thanks John for the great photos! Tulipano-Firephotos: ...

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