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Gunman Who Shot and Killed a CPD Officer at Chicago’s Mercy Hospital Threatened to Shoot Up Chicago Fire Academy

Chicago Tribune – “The man who fatally shot a Chicago police officer, a doctor and a pharmacy resident at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center had threatened to shoot up the Chicago Fire Academy nearly five years ago after he was fired for “improper conduct” toward women there, a Fire Department official said. Juan Lopez, 32, made the threats to fellow ...

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Video: Firefighters Rescued after Floor Collapse and Mayday in Chicago

Early this morning Firefighters rescued some of their own a long with two squatters after a floor collapse on Chicago’s South Side.  More on the fire in the vide above and description below. CHICAGO (WLS) –“Fire ripped through a South Side house, causing a collapse and the need to rescue a trapped Chicago firefighter Friday morning. The fire broke out ...

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Video: Chicago Firefighters Working an Alley Garage

A quick video of Chicago Fire Department Companies working an alley garage job.  The video was posted by Engine 62, Truck 27, Battalion 22 Facebook page and permission was kindly granted to share the video.  Engine 62 – Truck 27 – Battalion 22.  Description is below. “A little garage fire to kick off the 2nd shift E62-T27-B22 Bad Boys of ...

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Video and Arrival Audio: Chicago Fire Department Still and Box Alarm Fire

Video posted by SRResquire shows Chicago Fire Department Companies working at a Still and Box Alarm Fire recently.  Description of the video is below in a picture. Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:* First Name Email address: Leave this field empty if you're human:

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Video: Live Video as of 2:30 PM Friday Afternoon of a 2-11 Alarm Fire in Chicago involving a 100×100 Pile of Tires

Live video as of 2:30 PM Friday of a large 100×100 40 foot tall pile of tires in Chicago burning.  The Fire is currently a 2-11 Alarm Fire and a special request has been made for Engine Co. 2 (The Fire Boat). CHICAGO — “A plume of black smoke could be seen rising Friday afternoon from an industrial area on the ...

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Helmet Cam Video: Chicago Firefighters Making Ladder Rescues at a Recent 3-11 Alarm Fire

Helmet Cam Video posted by Mitchell Huner of Chicago Firefighters making ladder Rescues at a recent 3-11 Alarm Fire.  Description of the video is below.  Kudos to the brothers and sisters of the Chicago Fire Department who reportedly made approximatley 20 grabs that morning.   Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:* First Name Email address: Leave this field empty if ...

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Raw Video: 2 Children, 1 Firefighter Transported at 3-11 Alarm and Mayday Alert in Chicago

  Chicago Fire Department Companies were busy working a 3-11 Alarm Fire with a Mayday Alert this morning.  Reports of 2 children and a Firefighter among 6 injured.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the injured member and his family.  More on the developing story below. CHICAGO (FOX 32/SUN TIMES) – Authorities were at the scene of a three-alarm fire ...

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Video: 2-11 Alarm Fire in Chicago Early This Morning

Video posted by CBS Chicago shows companies working a 2-11 Alarm Fire early this morning.  Details of the fire are below. “Two dozen people rushed out of their apartments early Friday as fire spread through their building in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.”       Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:* First Name Email address: Leave this field empty if ...

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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 ...

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Video and Fireground Audio: Auto Body Shop Fire in Chicago

Video and Fireground Audio of an auto body shop fire in Chicago.  The video was posted by SRResquire and description is below. Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:* First Name Email address: Leave this field empty if you're human:

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