Public safety officers from three departments fought a fully-involved dwelling fire in Oak Park MI Sunday morning January 8, 2023. Four handlines and one aerial were used to bring the fire under control. Oak Park responded with Engine 2 and Ladder 1. Mutual aid was received from Berkley Tower 4 and Huntington Woods Engine 70.
Still and Box with Plan one 5812 North Oriole in Chicago, IL. One-story house with a heavy fire load from contents (hoarder house). Two adults transported serious to critical from smoke inhalation. Couple in their 60’s by estimate.
Union, CT had this 2-alarm fire at 356 Stickney Hill Rd on 12/14/20 at 12:23. Union is the smallest town in Connecticut with a population of about 850 people. They get maybe one working fire a decade. This fire had mutual aid from both Conn. and Mass. departments as it was very near the state line. Patrick Dooley
Madison Ave. Fire (Irvington, NJ) 9/27/20 IRVINGTON, NJ – At approximately 1:20am on September 27, 2020, the Irvington Fire Department was dispatched to 148 Madison Avenue for a reported structure fire. First companies on scene found a 2 1/2 story wood frame with heavy fire showing from the top floor. Members searched the occupied home and found that no occupants were trapped or injured. As of the time of this writing the fire remains under investigation.
Here are some images from Sunday morning’s 2-11 on the West Side of Chicago. Engine 117 and the tower arrived and found heavy fire in the rear and in the attic of a 2.5 story balloon frame. Battalion 18 quickly requested a Still & Box and 2-2-4 requested a 2-11 a short time later. The fire got into the D-side exposure building but that structure was largely saved by the companies operating on scene. Tower 14 and Squad 2 worked elevated master streams, and several handlines were utilized as well.
South Windsor, Ct had this 2nd alarm in a condo complex on 7/19/14 @0600. First arriving unit reported one condo fully involved and spreading. Mutual aid from the 8th District FD (Manchester) assisted at the scene. Once SWFD Tower 1 went into operation the fire was knocked down in 15 minutes with extensive overhaul.