Video and news out of Chicago as companies were battling a Still and Box Alarm Fire early this afternoon when a Mayday Alert was declared. Reports are that 3 Firefighters were injured battling the fire. We wish our brothers and sisters of the Chicago Fire Department a speedy recovery. More on the story below.
WGN – “Three firefighters were injured after a “mayday” was called as crews battled an extra-alarm fire on Chicago’s West Side.
The 2-11 fire started around noon Monday on the 4800 block of West Van Buren in the Austin neighborhood.
After fire crews arrived to the scene, a “mayday” was called for a missing firefighter. But, the “mayday” was secured shortly after and all firefighters were accounted for.
One person was transported to Loretto Hospital. One firefighter was transferred to Stroger Hospital for minor burns, and two firefighters were transported to West Suburban Hospital.”…Continue Reading Here