Video and Fireground Audio: 5-11 Alarm Fire in Chicago, 2 Firefighters Injured

Video posted by SRResquire shows Chicago Fire Department Companies battling a 5-11 Alarm Fire, Level 1 Haz-Mat, and a EMS Plan 1 early this morning.  Description of the video is below a long with some media coverage.

“Pallet yard and loading dock complex Several tower ladders and a snorkel squad working”

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NBC Chicago – “Two Chicago firefighters were hurt while battling a massive fire in a Little Village neighborhood industrial park early Friday on the Southwest Side.

Emergency crews responded about 3:15 a.m. to the factory yard near 25th Street and Rockwell, according to Chicago Police.

The fire started at a wooden pallet shop and spread to a muffler business, Chicago Fire Dept. Deputy Commissioner Mike Callahan told reporters at the scene.

By 4:45 a.m., a fifth alarm was called along with a hazardous materials response and an EMS Plan I, bringing about 25 fire engines, five ambulances and more than 200 firefighters to the scene.”…Continue Reading Here

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