Raw Video and Fireground Audio: 2-11 Alarm Fire in Chicago

Another of SRResquire great videos.  This time it is of a 2-11 Alarm Fire and Explosion in Chicago early this morning.  The description is below and in the video.  Fireground audio is included.

“Explosion and fire in an industrial building near Sox Park. TL Snorkel and numerous handlines used.”


CHICAGO (CBS) — “A developing story out of Bridgeport this morning, firefighters have been working to put out a fire at a commercial building there.

The fire started around 1 a.m. and while the fire was under control as of 6 a.m., crews were working to put out hot spots.

Firefighters returned around 5:30 a.m. to hit some hot spots that reignited.

Firefighters had to set up ladders and master streams to tackle the tremendous flames shooting from DiFoggio Plumbing company, a family owned business here in Bridgeport for three generations.

The intensity of this fire at 3216 S. Shields created an explosion, roof collapse and showered the street with bricks.”…Continue Reading Here

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