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Fire at a pallet company at 550 W. Root Street, Chicago 5/7/18

Chicago FD Engine 49

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Chicago FD Squad 5A

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fire in a pallet yard

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Chicago FD Tower Ladder 39

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Chicago FD Engine 29

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Chicago FD Engine 49

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Working Fire 9/17/17 in Chicago’s 6th Battalion. 5640 s Peoria, 2-sty vacant, back porches fully involved on arrival.Josh Boyajian photo

Chicago FD Truck 51

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Chicago FD Engine 116

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ground ladder at fire scene

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Firefighters overhaul after fire

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Chicago FD Engine 50

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Firefighters overhaul after a fire

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Firefighter with hose line after a fire

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Chicago street signs

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Chicago FD Squad 5A

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Chicago FD Squad 5 Rosenbauer Commander

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Chicago FD Truck 51

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Chicago Engine 116 arrived to find smoke in the rear of this 3-sty brick at 6434 s Peoria. They encountered heavy fire throughout the rear enclosed back porches and had fire on all 3 floors. Battalion 19 Boxed it about 10 mins in. Josh Boyajian

aftermath of rear porches fire in Chicago

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aftermath of rear porches fire in Chicago

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Chicago Firefighters after battling a fire

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Chicago FD Engine 116

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Chicago Firefighters at fire scene

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Chicago fire trucks on scene

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Chicago FD Canteen 4-0-0 reported to the EFAO yesterday morning (8/10/17) around 4AM of (2), 2-sty frames going at 840 w 53rd Place. Canteen 4-0-2 was a block away at a SWAT call with CPD. Engine 49 arrived and went defensive on a 1.5-sty frame totally involved extending to a 2.5-sty frame to the west. Engine 50, in their new rig, was 2nd up and had numerous lines off. Companies had water problems and the box engines ended up dropping and feeding the attack engines from blocks away. Tower 39 really worked hard, taking the boards off most of the 2nd floor windows, making holes in the roof, and on the front of the building. Squad 5 was in the alley being fed by Engine 116. Towers 39 and 37 were both in spare tower ladders. I arrived after the 2-11, it was very over grown around both of the buildings.

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Chicago FD Squad 5A

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heavy flames and smoke through roof of a house at night

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heavy flames and smoke through roof of a house at night

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heavy flames and smoke through roof of a house at night

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heavy flames and smoke through roof of a house at night

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heavy flames and smoke through roof of a house at night

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heavy flames and smoke through roof of a house at night

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Chicago FD Engine 50

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Chicago FD Squad 5A

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Chicago firefighter pump operator

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Chicago FD Engine 116

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Chicago FD Engine 123

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48 W Garfield Blvd in Chicago yesterday 3/11/17. Steve Redick

Chicago FD Squad 5

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fire scene in Chicago

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firefighter climbing aerial ladder

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Chicago FD Engine 84

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Chicago FD Ambulance 1

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Chicago FD Truck 51

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Chicago FD Truck 51

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Chicago FD Engine 50

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At approximately 0605 hrs on Sunday morning (2/12), the Englewood Fire Alarm Office received several calls for a fire at the intersection of 44th and Shields Ave. in Chicago. Engine 50 landed on the scene and confirmed a fire in a 2.5-story vacant frame with exposure to a 1.5-story occupied frame. Two minutes later, the 2nd Battalion reported he had heavy fire in the 2.5-story and requested a Box. The first image below was taken just before Engine 50 opened up with their deck gun which knocked down a lot of the visible fire in the front. There was a lot of fire extension into the occupied exposure and companies made an interior attack on that structure. Eventually Squad 5’s Snorkel and Tower Ladder 39 were brought down to mop up the remaining fire in the original building which was under rehab. In an October, 2015 Google Streets image, the building was a Red-X and appeared to have had a basement fire in it previously. Eric Haak

house engulfed in fire at night

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Chicago FD Engine 50 at a fire

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Chicago Firefighters battle a house fire at night

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house engulfed in fire at night

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Chicago Firefighters battle a house fire at night

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Chicago Firefighters on roof with flames

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Chicago Firefighters battle a house fire

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