Tag Archives: building collapse

Video: Explosion and Building Collapse at Chicago Water Plant Injures 8

CHICAGO (WLS) –“At least eight people have been injured after the roof of a water reclamation district facility collapsed after an explosion on Chicago’s Far South Side in the Riverdale neighborhood Thursday morning. The explosion occurred at a sludge concentration building at the Calumet Water Reclamation Plant at 430 East 130th Street at around 11 a.m., a spokesperson for the ...

Read More »

Video: More on Last Nights Building Explosion/Building Collapse in Chicago

Here is the latest on the building explosion/building collapse in Chicago last evening.  Two people were rescued by Chicago Firefighters and transported.   ABC 7 “The structure came crashing down near 58th Street and Calumet Avenue in the city’s Washington Park neighborhood around 7 p.m. Sunday.  Two women, ages 51 and 78, were trapped in the debris. First responders were able ...

Read More »

Video: Chicago Firefighters Rescue 2 From Building Explosion/Collapse

Chicago Firefighters rescued two people from an apparent explosion followed by a building collapse in the 5800 block of Calumet this evening. The explosion and collapse was elevated to a Still and Box Alarm and EMS Plan 1, with a special call for two light wagons. The Chicago Fire Department Collapse rig also responded. We don’t know on the conditions ...

Read More »

(Video)Ohio Close Close call building collapse, Blaze in Ohio village of Garrettsville destroys 13 businesses

Great video of a history building collapse in Ohio that nearly misses a few Firefighters. Video shot by Austin Dezort on March 22, 2014. Garrettsville Ohio loses block of historic business buildings to large fire. These buildings were originally built in the 1800’s and was just renovated. In the second video you can also see the close call of the ...

Read More »