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Video: Chicago Firefighters Overhauling and Checking for Extension at a Rear House

Video posted by SRResquire shows Companies working a rear house fire in Chicago as the cold begins to settle in today.  Description of the video states, “Auto that communicated to a rear house”. Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:*

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Images: Still and Box Alarm Fire in Chicago

Matthew Sosnowski captured some great images of companies working at a Still and Box Alarm Fire in Chicago on Saturday.  Description of the fire is below.  Thank you for sharing Matthew. “SATURDAY 11-26-2016 DATELINE CITY OF CHICAGO ILLINOIS STILL ALARM + WORKING FIRE RESPONSE + BOX ALARM + 1 S/C + 4 CHANGE OF QUARTERS COMPAMIES @ 4950 SOUTH ON ...

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Video: Chicago Firefighters Battle Thanksgiving Day Dwelling Fire

Video of Chicago Firefighters battling a Thanksgiving Day dwelling fire.  The video was posted by Bloody Chicago and description is below. “While everyone else is enjoying Football and soon a turkey dinner the men of the Chicago Fire Department are risking their lives battling a blaze at 51st and Wolcott on Chicago south side. They don’t pay these guys enough.” Subscribe for ...

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Raw Video: 2-11 Alarm Fire in Chicago

Raw video posted by Hot Today shows Chicago Fire Companies working at a 2-11 Alarm Fire this morning at an Old Post Office Building which has been the site of several fires over the past few years.  No description was given other than no injuries reported.  Chicago Firefighters also battled a 3-11 Alarm Fire last evening. Subscribe for updates and new job ...

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Video and Fireground Audio: 5-11 Alarm Fire in Chicago

Video and fireground audio of a early morning 5-11 Alarm Fire in Chicago.  The video was posted by SRResquire and description is below. “Large vacant industrial complex..numerous tower ladders, snorkel and turret wagon in operation early collapse captured..dispatch audio and some fireground traffic added” Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:*

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Still and Box Alarm Fire With a Mayday Alert and EMS Plan 1 in Chicago after Firefighter Falls Down Collapsed Stairs. Firefighter is OK and Went Back to Fighting The Fire

All ended well in Chicago this evening after a Firefighter fell on stairs that collapsed under him.  The Firefighter was able to get up out of the basement and keep working.  We are relieved there were no serious injures on this run.  Here is more on the story below. Chicago Tribune – “A Chicago firefighter who fell about eight feet ...

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Fireground Audio and Video of a Commercial Fire in Chicago Illinois

Great video and fireground audio of a still and a box in Chicago. Companies arrived on scene and found heavy smoke coming from a single story commercial, and began defensive operations. The video comes from SRResquire and a description is below: “Fire in a restaurant. Snorkel, Tower Ladder and Multiversal in operation. Radio traffic added.” Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. ...

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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” NBC Chicago – “Two Chicago firefighters were hurt while battling a ...

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Video: Chicago Firefighters Battle Van Fire on The Kennedy Expressway. Appears to Be Some Magnesium Reaction to The Water

Chicago Firefighters battled a van on fire on the Outbound Kennedy Expressway early this morning.  ABC 7 News obtained video which appears to show a possible magnesium reaction to the water.  We are glad to learn there were no injuries reported.  More on the fire below. CHICAGO (WLS) — “No injuries were reported after a van caught fire on the ...

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Video: 3-11 Alarm Fire in Chicago at a Pallet Factory

News video of a 3-11 Alarm Fire in Chicago at a Pallet Factory that occurred late last night.  The 3-11 occurred at 256 W. on Damen in Chicago’s West Town Neighborhood. ABC 7 Chicago – “Investigators from the Chicago Fire Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are working to determine the cause of an extra-alarm fire ...

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