Category Archives: Firefighters
I made it through a few more of my photos of the southside warehouse fire. Hope you enjoy them.
On Tuesday night of last week, a 5 alarm fire broke out at a nearly 100-year-old abandoned Bridegport warehouse on the Southside of Chicago near Ashland and 37th. Smoke was initially spotted by a fire department battalion chief passing by the former Harris Marcus Group … Continue reading
Chicago Firefighter/Paramedic Memorial
Sadly, the city of Chicago lost another hero last night. Chicago Fire Department Captain Herbert Johnson passed away Friday night from injuries received in the line of duty while battling a fire on the south side of the city. It’s … Continue reading
Day 325: Monaco
The Dodge Monaco done in HDR. I love spending time and redoing some of my older photos in HDR after awhile to see how much better they look. To me it makes the picture more realistic and the colors stand … Continue reading
Day 313: Cicero Firefighters
You might remember this photo of the Cicero firefighter at the Scott Firefighter challenge. This is one of my favorite photos done in HDR. One of the great things about HDR is the way that it really brings out and … Continue reading
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
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
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
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.
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.