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Additional photos from the Working fire in West Chicago, IL – March 10, 2018

Carol Stream Fire District Squad 27

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Carol Stream Fire District Engine 29

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York Center FPD pumper tanker

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Warrenville FPD tower ladder

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West Chicago FPD tower ladder

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St Charles Fire Department pumper tanker

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Carol Stream Fire District Truck 28

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St Charles Fire Department pumper tanker

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Firefighters at house fire

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West Chicago FPD Tanker 5

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Carol Stream Fire District Truck 28

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Carol Stream Fire District Truck 28

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Firefighters in West Chicago, IL battled a house fire at 29W221 Oak Knoll Road 3/10/18.

heavy fire from house on fire

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Firefighters battle house fire

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heavy fire from house on fire

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heavy fire from house on fire

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Firefighters battle house fire

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heavy fire from house on fire

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heavy fire from house on fire

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Firefighters battle house fire

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Had a nice opportunity to take this in last Saturday, in West Chicago, IL. Lots’a nice rig shots and some interesting fire behavior shots, and some fun group images too. All can be seen here: 

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firemen pose with burning house

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firemen use ladder to force garage door

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heavy flames at house fire

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fire engine with burning house

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firemen on roof of house with salvage tarp

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heavy flames at house fire

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heavy flames at house fire

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heavy flames at house fire

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Wheaton Fire Department fire truck

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West Chicago FDP fire engine

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Wednesday, April 15th at approximately 0625, the West Chicago FPD was dispatched to a dryer fire (not extended) at 704 Washington, in the General Mills Plant.Upon further investigation, companies found a dryer the size of several semi trailers end to end burning on the 3rd floor.Subsequent upgrades to a general alarm and than a MABAS box alarm for additional manpower. The fire was under control in about 45 minutes.

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fire trucks at fire scene

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Pierce fire engine at fire scene

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firemen at fire scene

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Pierce fire engine

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fire chief with command post

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E-ONE fire engine

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E-ONE fire engine

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fire chief with command post

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More photos 

West Chicago (IL) had a special alarm at 134 Easton at 22:45, came in as fire on the roof. Companies arrived to find heavy fire in the attic and through roof/windows of a south side dormer.

A few images are attached.

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fire through the roof of a house at night

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fire through the roof of a house at night

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fire through the roof of a house at night

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fire through the roof of a house at night

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fire through the roof of a house at night

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fire through the roof of a house at night

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fire through the roof of a house at night

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West Chicago Special Alarm at @ 923 Gates The call came in as a basement fire. Companies arrived to find fire in the basement. It traveled up a plumbing wall into the dormer on the second floor. Fire was under control in about 30 minutes using four handlines.

Here are a few photos.

firemen on roof at house fire

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firemen with hose line at house fire

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firemen with hose line at house fire

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firemen on roof at house fire

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firemen overhaul house after fire

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firemen overhaul house after fire

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firemen on roof at house fire

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