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A Cessna Skyhawk skidded off a runway after landing at the Chicago Executive Airport Thursday evening 4/2/20. Only the pilot was onboard and he was able to get out of the plane that came to rest about two feet of water in a drainage ditch alongside the runway.

plane skids off the runway at Chicago Executive Airport
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Freightliner/Horton Type I ambulance
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plane misses runway at Chicago Executive Airport
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Ford Police Intercepters
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Rosenbauer America IHC Timberwolf fire engine
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sunset photo of Rosenbauer America IHC Timberwolf 4x4 fire engine
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On 3/26/2020, Weymouth Fire Alarm (Massachusetts) dispatched companies to a reported building fire at the old Weymouth Naval Air Station. Upon arrival, companies had heavy fire showing from multiple buildings in what were the barracks. Multiple defensive lines were run and two ladder pipes were put into operation. Eventually a second alarm was struck, bringing mutual aid from Quincy, Braintree, and Hingham to the scene.

2-Alarm fire in Weymouth MA
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massive building fire at night
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2-Alarm fire in Weymouth MA
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building engulfed by fire at night
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2-Alarm fire in Weymouth MA
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Pierce fire truck at night fire scene
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New Haven 2nd alarm 83 Blake St. dwelling fire 

03/21/20 New Haven, CT – As companies turned out from quarters they reported that they could see it and looks like a job. Engine 9 arrived and reported a two and a half story, occupied dwelling with heavy fire showing from the second and third floors. Companies stretched multiple lines with an aggressive intent to bring this fire under control. A second alarm was transmitted upon the arrival of the battalion. The fire took about an hour to bring under control. Several occupants of the dwelling were left homeless. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

flames and smoke from house on fire
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flames and smoke from house on fire
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Firefighters battle house fire from a ladder
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flames and smoke from house on fire
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New Haven Firefighter after battling a fire
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Around 5:30 the Grand Rapids Fire Department was alerted for the report of a rear porch on fire on the 800 Block of Diamond N. Car 6 arrived to find a two-story, wood-frame with heavy fire in the rear. Engine 5 was fire attack while other crews conducted a primary search and helped with gaining access. Two cats were rescued and handed over to their owners. Ladder 1 conducted ventilation and laddered the roof. The fire was placed under control shortly after.

Assignment: E5 E11 E3 L1 R1 R2 C6 C5

Grand Rapids FD Firefighters battle a house fire
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Seagrave ladder truck at smokey house fire
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On 3/14/2020, Pawtucket (RI) Fire Alarm dispatched companies to a reported fire in a series of mill buildings on the Central Falls line. Companies arrived to heavy fire in multiple buildings and with wind being an issue, spreading to more. Multiple alarms were struck throughout the morning, bringing in mutual aid from Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

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massive fire destroys mill buildings in Pawtucket RI
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massive fire destroys mill buildings in Pawtucket RI
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massive fire destroys mill buildings in Pawtucket RI
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massive fire destroys mill buildings in Pawtucket RI
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Rosenbauer America Commander Viper ladder truck
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massive fire destroys mill buildings in Pawtucket RI
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massive fire destroys mill buildings in Pawtucket RI
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