Tag Archives: chicago fire department

Video: A Couple of Video’s Showing a Still and Box Alarm Fire in a Chicago High Rise

The first video was posted by sirens999sirens with a credit to twitter user Matt Chandler.  No description was given however the fire was a Still and Box Alarm and the fire was quickly extinguished on the 34th floor. More on the story below from ABC 7 Chicago ABC 7 – “Chicago firefighters responded Friday afternoon to a fire on a balcony of a ...

Read More »

Video: Chicago Firefighters Battle Apartment Fire on Millard

Video of Chicago Fire Department Companies working a recent Apartment Fire on Millard.  The video was posted by Justin Jackson and description is below. “An apartment fire at 1232 S. Millard displaced 5 adults and 6 children this morning. The fire spread to 2 other apartments buildings next door. Chicago Fire Department officials say that no one was injured.” Subscribe for updates ...

Read More »

Video and Story: Three Chicago Firefighters Injured Battling Fire in Brighton Park

3 Chicago Firefighters are reported to be in good condition following a mayday at a fire early Saturday morning.  More on the fire in the video above and below.  Wishing our brothers a speedy recovery. NBC Chicago – Three firefighters were taken to hospitals early Saturday for injuries after a fire broke out in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the ...

Read More »

Chicago Fire Department Ambulance Stolen From Hospital and Crashed

Chicago Tribune – A man who was kicked out of St. Bernard Hospital stole an ambulance that was outside and drove for about a block, crashing into a light pole and a street sign, before he was taken into custody early Tuesday, according to authorities. The man, 34, was waiting to be treated at St. Bernard Hospital about 3:55 a.m. ...

Read More »

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:* First Name Email address: Leave this field empty if you're human:

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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:* First Name Email address: Leave this field empty if you're human:

Read More »