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Kenosha firefighters responded to a dumpster fire at 30th Avenue & Roosevelt Road on Tuesday night during the third night of civil unrest.
Firefighters extinguished the fire before it could spread to the Pizza Hut and a nearby house.

Asher Heimermann

Some photos from the 2-Alarm house fire in Buffalo Grove, IL – August 26, 2020 – more photos at Chicagoareafire.com

heavy smoke from roof of house on fire
Larry Shapiro photo
heavy smoke from roof of house on fire
Larry Shapiro photo

More on the civil disturbances in Kenosha

The Kenosha Fire Department responded to multiple structure fires as a result of riots on Monday, August 24, 2020. Fire departments from Illinois and Wisconsin responded to the city. Video by Asher Heimermann/Incident Response.

08/24/20 – Night two of protests in Kenosha,WI led to several business looted and set ablaze. The largest were several storefronts along 22nd ave. Kenosha activated a MABAS response to the 5th alarm bringing in several Illinois departments. Most sat in the staging area much of the night, but crews from Zion, Newport, Gurnee, and several others were put to work.  Jeff Rudolph

rioters set buildings on fire in Kenosha
Box Alarm Photography

Cambridge (ON) firefighters that had been at the Linden fire were busy cleaning their trucks and looking forward to dinner plus some much needed rest. Dispatch toned out P 31, 35, Tanker 31, and spare P 38 for a trailer in an attached garage and two houses on fire at 74 Rouse Ave at 17:30. Tanker 31 arrived on scene and confirmed they had a trailer in a garage, and two houses fully involved. All firefighting was defensive from the start.

A 34 cleared the Lindon call and responded to Rouse Ave. There was heavy fire in the rear of both structures with fire through the roof. A 34 setup their aerial, and firefighters pulled numerous lines around the building. It took more than an hour to knock the fire down. Two firefighters were transported to a hospital with heat exhaustion. Damage has been set at $1.5 million.

Photos taken by Box 690 member Dave Westwood who responded to the call from the Linden fire. Photos and video start approximately 20 minutes into the fire. Box 690 served over 200 drinks at this fire, making it a very busy day for the eight members that assisted at both fires.

Gary Dinkel, Box 690

aftermath of house fire
Dave Westwood photo
aftermath of house fire
Dave Westwood photo
aftermath of house fire
Dave Westwood photo
Cambridge ON fire truck
Dave Westwood photo
Cambridge ON fire truck
Dave Westwood photo

more photos from the  3-11 Alarm fire in Chicago with Haz Mat Level 1 and EMS Plan 1, May 19, 2020

Chicago fire trucks at fire scene
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3-11 Alarm fire in Chicago
Tim Olk photo
Chicago fire trucks at fire scene
Tim Olk photo
Chicago fire trucks at fire scene
Tim Olk photo
Chicago fire trucks at fire scene
Tim Olk photo
3-11 Alarm fire in Chicago
Tim Olk photo
3-11 Alarm fire in Chicago
Tim Olk photo
3-11 Alarm fire in Chicago
Tim Olk photo
3-11 Alarm fire in Chicago
Tim Olk photo

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Photos by Eric Haak of the 3-Alarm fire in Bellwood, IL – December 8, 2019

3-Alarm fire in Bellwood IL - December 8 2019
Eric Haak photo
3-Alarm fire in Bellwood IL - December 8 2019
Eric Haak photo
3-Alarm fire in Bellwood IL - December 8 2019
Eric Haak photo
3-Alarm fire in Bellwood IL - December 8 2019
Eric Haak photo
3-Alarm fire in Bellwood IL - December 8 2019
Eric Haak photo
3-Alarm fire in Bellwood IL - December 8 2019
Eric Haak photo

Saturday afternoon, Oak Park (IL) companies fought a tough fire @ 530 s Scoville in a two-story apartment building. Numerous hose lines were dropped and two master streams were used to knock down this fire. About two hours into this fire, there was another fire about three blocks away. The first-in companies (Riverside engine, Brookfield engine, and Oak Brook ladder) arrived to find a three-story frame house, with the back end totally involved. The area was taxed of all their resources which then brought a Task Force of Interdivisional companies to cover the towns while fighting these fires. 

heavy smoke from roof of apartment building
Chi-Town Fire Photos
HME Silver Fox fire engine with lines off
Chi-Town Fire Photos
E-ONE tower ladder at fire scene
Chi-Town Fire Photos
heavy smoke from roof of apartment building
Chi-Town Fire Photos
Firefighters vent building roof from aerial ladder with heavy smoke
Chi-Town Fire Photos
E-ONE tower ladder at fire scene
Chi-Town Fire Photos

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