Manchester, Ct responded to 77 Laurel St for smoke in the basement and arrived to heavy smoke showing. A 2nd alarm was struck when the fire extended from the basement to floors #1 and #2.

Stay safe,

Patrick Dooley

smoke from apartment with pile of junk

Patrick Dooley photo

night fire scene in Manchester CT

Patrick Dooley photo

night fire scene in Manchester CT

Patrick Dooley photo

two firemen open hydrant at night

Patrick Dooley photo

night fire scene in Manchester CT

Patrick Dooley photo

22/October/2014 – Structure Fire – “B” shift

Incident # 14-06216 – At 20:30, a Ruffin (SC) man narrowly escaped his burning home Wednesday evening 22-October after he was awakened by the heat and smoke inside his residence. He attempted to extinguish the fire which he stated was above the stove before he was driven from the home. The man ran to a neighbor’s house to call 9-1-1. The caller advised she could see flames through the woods at 1627 Deliverance Road.

Colleton County Fire-Rescue Engine 18 arrived minutes later to find the cinderblock single-family dwelling over 50% involved. Firefighters used a deck gun in an attempt to stop the flames before deploying multiple handlines. The fire quickly spread to the remaining structure. Crews worked for thirty five minutes to bring the fire under control, but were on the scene for three and half hours. The house was destroyed. A tender shuttle was established to supply water for the firefighting effort. No injuries were reported in the incident. The Charleston Chapter of the American Red Cross is assisting the man who lost most of his belongings in the fire.

Engine 10, Engine 15, Engine 18, Engine 31, Tender 4, Tender 7, Tender 15, Tender 18, Tender 26, Medic 18, Battalion 1 and Car 12 responded. Battalion Chief Brent Dalton served as Incident Commander.

Barry W. McRoy, Fire Chief, Colleton County Fire-Rescue

house destroyed by fire at night

Barry McRoy photo

firefighter with hose battles flames

Barry McRoy photo

firefighter with hose battles flames

Barry McRoy photo

fire trucks at night fire scene

Barry McRoy photo

house destroyed by fire at night

Barry McRoy photo

2-11 @ 4618 w Huron in Chicago on October 22, 2014.

fire chief at commercial building fire

Josh Boyajian photo

heavy smoke from commercial building fire

Josh Boyajian photo

heavy smoke and flames from commercial building fire

Josh Boyajian photo

heavy smoke from commercial building fire

Josh Boyajian photo

Chicago Squad 2 firefighter

Josh Boyajian photo

full gallery 2-11 Alarm @ 4618 w Huron – CHI-TOWN FIRE PHOTOS

I responded to a head-on crash today with Buffalo Grove (IL)  Quint 27. We were sent into Long Grove for a reported crash between a car and a semi where the car’s driver was trapped and the engine compartment was on fire. The unconscious driver was freed and later pronounced dead at an area hospital. Firefighters fought the fire and worked to extricate the driver simultaneously. The airbag did not deploy evidently due to the nature of the collision.

Here are a few images with more at shapirophotography.net

fire truck responds to crash

Larry Shapiro photo

firemen cut driver from burning car

Larry Shapiro photo

car crashes into semi

Larry Shapiro photo

Long Grove (IL) firefighters responded along with mutual-aid companies to a reported basement fire at 20900 Middleton Drive in Kildeer late Monday evening. Smoke was visible on arrival and firefighters entered the house with a line to find a fire in the furnace area of the basement.

The house was filled with smoke, but no extension was discovered.

Here are some images from the scene.

smoke from house at night with basement fire

Larry Shapiro photo

smoke from house at night with basement fire

Larry Shapiro photo

KME fire truck at fire scene

Larry Shapiro photo

smoke from house at night with basement fire

Larry Shapiro photo

KME fire truck at fire scene

Larry Shapiro photo

KME fire truck at fire scene

Larry Shapiro photo

More images are at shapirophotography.net

Box Alarm 14847 S. Grant Dolton, Illinois 10/12/2014

house fully engulfed in fire

Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

house fully engulfed in fire

Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

house fully engulfed in flames

Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

firemen overhaul after house fire

Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

firemen overhaul after house fire

Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

fireman with hose at fire scene

Eric Haak photo

firemen with hose at fire scene

Eric Haak photo

house destroyed by fire

Eric Haak photo

firemen overhaul after house fire

Eric Haak photo

firemen overhaul after house fire

Eric Haak photo

fire trucks at fire scene

Eric Haak photo

fire truck on hydrant at fire scene

Eric Haak photo

fire truck on hydrant at fire scene

Eric Haak photo

 here is the link to a gallery with more images: http://312firephotos.smugmug.com/Suburban-Fires/2014/Dolton-Illinois-Box-Alarm-1484