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New Haven 3rd alarm 55 Benton St. dwelling fire 
01/05/20 New Haven, CT – A reported basement fire in the city’s Westville section turned out firefighters just before eight p.m. Engine 15 arrived reporting smoke showing from a 1 1/2-story private dwelling. As companies began their operations, they were soon hampered by Collyers Mansion conditions in the basement. Companies tried to make a push, but were unable to gain headway on the fire. A second alarm was transmitted as a heavy smoke condition pushed from the entire dwelling. Companies were withdrawn from the dwelling to regroup with a new attack. Members of Rescue 1 soon reported they were trying to make a push in the basement, but had fire over their heads. Chief of Department Alston immediately ordered the emergency evacuation of the basement. Several members narrowly escaped the flash over-like conditions in the basement as maydays were transmitted. A third alarm was transmitted on the box as members were now ordered to go to defensive operations. The fire soon took hold of the first floor and extended throughout. Multiple hand lines worked for more than two hours to bring the fire under control. One firefighter and one civilian were transported to local hospitals. The cause of the fire is under investigation. 
Glenn Duda, CFPA

several shots are of the mayday as it happened

The Bloomfield-Genoa City Fire Department in Wisconsin had a 5-Alarm fire in an apartment building Sunday morning (1/5). The call initially came in at 9:00 reporting a first floor apartment’s living room was on fire. First-in units reported the apartment was fully involved and soon after they reported explosions. It looked like the second floor apartment collapsed into the first and fire was through the roof. These pictures were taken over an hour after the original call. Eric Haak

Pierce quint at fire scene
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fire engine at burned out apartment building
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Marioin rescue pumper
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Pierce fire truck at fire scene
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Firefighter carrying pet cage
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Firefighters at work
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aftermath of apartment fire
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apartment building destroyed by fire
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Chicago had a still and box alarm fire at 8737 S. Constance Saturday afternoon (1/4/20) that resulted in several people being transported to hospitals, including firefighters. Eric Haak

Firefighters enter house with heavy smoke
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Firefighters climb ground ladder in heavy smoke
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Firefighters prepare to enter house on fire
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Firefighters at fire with flames
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Firefighters deploy a hand line at fire
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Firefighters deploy a hand line at fire
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Here are some images taken at Chicago’s second still and box alarm on Saturday morning (12/28). This came in at the same time that companies were working at the box on 48th Place. It was interesting to see Squad 1 working at 112th and State Street. Eric Haak

Chicago fire engine at a fire
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Firefighters with hose line at night
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Firefighters with hose line at night
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Rosenbauer Commander ACP-55
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Firefighters battled a house fire New Year’s Day 2020 in Lincolnwood, IL. Eric Haak

Firefighters battle a house fire
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Firefighters battle house fire
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Firefighters with big hose line
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Pierce tower ladder at fire scene
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Rosenbauer ACP-55
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Chicago FD Squad 2A Snorkel
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master streams at fire scene
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Roenbauer ACP-55 at work
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massive smoke from house fire
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I took in a fire at 6454 S. Wolcott Tuesday morning (12/24/19). Engine 101 arrived with a 2.5 sty frame with fire in the attic. Companies had forcible entry problems due to it being all boarded up. Companies knocked down the bulk of the fire from the outside and then went it to mop up. Both 101 and 116 were lead out and Truck 41 had their main to the roof.

Firefighters overhaul after house fire
Chi-Town Fire Photos
E-ONE fire engine in Chicago
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Firefighters overhaul after house fire
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Firefighters overhaul after house fire
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Pierce fire truck in Chicago
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DATELINE CITY OF DETROIT MICHIGAN DATE TUESDAY 12-24-2019 C.B.A. = {COMMERCIAL BOX ALARM} + 4 S/C'S [SPECIAL CALLS} + 2ND ALARM + LEVEL 1 HAZMAT @ 4641 WEST ON WARREN CROSS STREETS OF 28TH STREET + 30TH STREET CORRECTED ADDRESS OF 6461 WEST ON WARREN CORRECTED CROSS STREETS OF GILBERT + CICOTTE C.B.A. AT 12:40 B/O/O C.O. = {CENTRAL OFFICE} [DISPATCH] C.B.A. COMPANIES RESPONDING ENGINES 34/42/17/27 LADDER 22 LADDER 7 {AERIAL PLATFORM OR TOWER LADDER}SQUADS 4/2 B.C'S 7/5 S/C'S 1/2/3 AT 13:00 HOURS B/O/O ENGINE 42 S/C #'S 1/2/3 ENGINES 33/35 LADDER 8 S/C #4 AT 13:15 B/O/O B/C 7 S/C #4 COMPANY RESPONDING LADDER 6 {AERIAL PLATFORM OR TOWER LADDER} ALSO AT 13:15 HOURS THE SENIOR CHIEF {CAR 203} DISPATCHED HIMSELF TO THE FIRE AND UPON HIS ARRIVIAL @ 13:30 HE UPGRADED THE ALARM LEVEL TO 2ND ALARM AND AT 13:35 HOURS A LEVEL 1 HAZMAT WAS REQUESTED B/O/O CAR 203 HAZMAT LEVEL 1 COMPANY RESPONDING HAZMAT 1 
massive smoke from commercial building fire
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Ferrara mid-mount tower ladder battling a fire
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massive smoke from commercial building fire
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massive smoke from commercial building fire
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massive smoke from commercial building fire
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massive smoke from commercial building fire
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massive smoke from commercial building fire
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massive smoke from commercial building fire
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Ferrara Cinder fire engien at work in Deroit
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Spartan Smeal fire engine at work in Detroit
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Spartan Smeal fire engine at work in Detroit
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massive smoke from commercial building fire
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