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Video and Dispatch Audio: 3-11 Alarm Fire at a Mattress Factory in Chicago

Video and Dispatch Audio of a 3-11 Alarm Fire in Chicago at a Mattress Factory.  The video was posted by SRResquire and description is below. “Mattress warehouse. 3 TL, snorkel and light wagon operating. Large industrial building.” Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:*

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Video: 3 Firefighters Injured at 2-11 Alarm Fire and Mayday Alert in Chicago

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 ...

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Fireground Audio: Still and Box Alarm Fire in Chicago With Heavy Fire on 1, 2, 3, and Thru The Roof

Fireground audio of Chicago Fire Department Companies working a Still and Box Alarm Fire.  The video of the audio was posted by walleyeking23 and description is below. “Here is the condensed radio traffic for the still and box at 8659 S Vincennes tonight. This building is just around the corner from the first arriving engine’s house and is on a busy corner ...

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Fireground Audio and News Coverage: Chicago Fire Department 2-11 Alarm Fire, Mayday Alert, and EMS Plan 1

There is no image associated with the above fireground audio.  The audio is of a early Friday morning fire in which early reports indicate that a member may have fallen thru the floor.  Early reports are that there was minor injuries associated with the Mayday.   “Audio porvided by Broadcastify and Radioreference. Heavily condensed radio traffic from 2 fires occurring ...

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Images: Chicago Firefighters Working During Recent Two Week Cold Snap

Some fantastic images shared with us by veteran Chicago Area Photographer Gordon Nord shows Chicago Fire Department Companies working at some fires during the recent two week cold snap.  During this time temperatures have struggled to get out of the single digits during the day.  Chicago Firefighters have been busy during this time battling several fires a day.  Thank you ...

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Video: Still and Box Alarm Fire in Chicago

Video of Chicago Fire Department Companies working at a Still and Box Alarm Fire.  The video was posted by SRResquire and description is below. “2204 Newland. Large frame house fire throughout most concealed spaces..snorkel used” Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:*

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Fireground Audio: Chicago Fire Department Still and Box Alarm Fire With Emergency Evacuation Orders

The above video has no photo associated with it, however it is the fireground audio of a early Friday morning fire on Chicago’s Southeast Side.  At the approx. 3:22 minute mark you can hear orders to evacuate the building being given.  The video was posted by walleyeking23 and description is below.  More on the fire is also below. “A rare still and ...

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Video: Still and Box Alarm Fire in Chicago

News coverage of one of a couple Still and Box Alarm Fires overnight in Chicago.  News coverage by CBS 2 Chicago.  More on the fire below. CHICAGO (CBS) — A huge fire ripped through a home in the Austin neighborhood late Wednesday night, forcing more than a dozen people out into the freezing cold. The fire started around 10 p.m. ...

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Video: Chicago Fire Companies Battle 2-11 Alarm Fire in Cold Weather and Hoarder Conditions

Video of Chicago Fire Department Companies Working a 2-11 Alarm Fire in some cold temperatures yesterday.  The video was posted by SRResquire and description is below. “Single digit temps..hoarder conditions. Tower ladder and snorkel operating” Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:*

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News Video: Ambulance Shortage in Chicago and Investigators Say the Mayor Needs to Intervene

CBS News video on the ambulance shortage in Chicago and staggering response times.  More on the story above in the video and below. CBS Chicago – “For years, the 2 Investigators have been reporting on excessive Chicago ambulance response times that can endanger people with medical emergencies. Now, in a candid interview, the city’s inspector general is calling for Mayor Emanuel to ...

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