Category Archives: Firefighters
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
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.
Red tape surrounded the area around the 3-11 alarm fire on the northside in the neighborhood of Lakeview.
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
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
The Chicago Fire Department dedicated the latest addition to its arsenal to one of its own, fallen firefighter Christopher Wheatley. The new boat is the first boat the fire department has purchased in 60 years. In a surprising coincidence, the vessel was … Continue reading