Category Archives: Fire Department

Day 281: Res4cue

The Remembrance Rescue Project is a not-for-profit created by firefighters to preserve awareness to the importance of 9/11 through the stories from Rescue 4. Rescue Company 4 was created on June 1, 1931 and has been stationed in Queens, NY. September 11, 2001 FDNY Res4Cue responded to the … Continue reading

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Day 267: Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge

The SCOTT Firefighter Combat Challenge® annually attracts hundreds of U.S. and Canadian municipal fire departments at more than 25 locations and is now expanding to countries around the world, including New Zealand, Germany, Argentina, Chile, and South Africa. The Challenge … Continue reading

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Day 253: We Will Never Forget

Sunday marks the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks, and people from all across  Chicagoland are remembering and honoring those who lost their lives that day. Flags around the city all flew at half mass as Chicago remembers the … Continue reading

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Day 240: Tower Ladder 21

Engine Company 112’s Tower Ladder 21 responds to a 3-11 fire in Lakeview on Saturday. While the ladder is in use, four outriggers are extended to stabilize the truck.

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Day 239: Danger Do Not Enter

Red tape surrounded the area around the 3-11 alarm fire on the northside in the neighborhood of Lakeview.

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Day 238: 3-11 Alarm Fire

More than 100 Chicago firefighters battled an extra-alarm fire today in Lakeview that consumed two apartment buildings. The fire that began just before 1:45 p.m and sent black smoke  across the  North Side. It started near a wooden stairwell behind a three-story building on the … Continue reading

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Day 228: Uniform Cap

A Chicago fireman’s class “A” uniform cap sits on the dash of a ladder truck. Steve Cohen, the President of Lighthouse Uniform Company, is the creator of the 9/11 Commemorative Chin Strap which features a red bloodline down the middle … Continue reading

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