02/05/18 – 4335 94th st. Pleasant Prairie, WI – 4th alarm
Several Illinois departments responded into Kenosha County, WI to assist Pleasant Prairie with a fire in a large home . Newport, Winthrop Harbor, Zion, Beach Park, Waukegan, Antioch, and Gurnee responded to the scene. Several others filled in at their stations. – Jeff Rudolph
On Thursday morning, 7/28/16, Gurnee (IL) firefighters responded to a fire at a propane storage company that reconditions and fills portable tanks. As the fire spread throughout the multitude of used and open tanks, the area was evacuated due to a concern for the main storage vessels. The fire eventually went to 7-Alarms, something extremely rare in the Chicago area. Two tower ladders, a deck gun, an ARFF units and several multi-verbals were used to extinguish the fire and keep the large tanks cool.
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A 2-Alarm brush fire at the Illinois Beach State Park in Zion, IL … in the Beach Park Fire Protection District.
Just a week prior they were conducting a large prescribed burn at this state park.