FIRE AT TAQUERIA AMIGO CHINO MEXICAN RESTAURANT AT IRVING PARK RD AND CENTRAL AVE, CHICAGO

SUN JAN 26 2014 ~8:01 PM
CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT
TAXPAYER/WORKING FIRE/STILL AND BOX/2-11
5601 WEST IRVING PARK CHICAGO, IL

ENG 94 CREW ON ARRIVAL REPORTS A TWO STORY, RESTAURANT ON THE FIRST FLOOR, APARTMENTS UPSTAIRS, PEOPLE OUTSIDE, LOOKS LIKE WE GOT SMOKE ON THE FIRST FLOOR. BC 8 REPORT A TWO-STORY ORDINARY, 50X125 WITH FIRE IN THE REAR OF THE RESTAURANT.

VIDEO: Fire scene at 5601 Irving Park Road (VIDEO CREDIT: Steve Redick).

ENGINE(S): E94 E108

TRUCK(S): TL23 T58

S2 CV272

RIT: BC7 T57

A47 EMS FC453 A7

STILL AND BOX AT 08:06 PM

ENGINE(S): E69 E7

TRUCK(S): T53 BOX TRUCK REPORTS TO SECTOR 1

CHIEF(S):
2-2-2

STAGING: LONG AVE AND IRVING PARK RD

2ND ALARM AT 08:23 PM ON ORDERS OF 2-2-2

EVAUATING THE BUILDING GOING TO DEFENSIVE MODE AT 8:29 AM.

FIRE THROUGH THE ROOF AT ABOUT 8:39 PM. TOWER LADDER AND SNORKEL UP.

TWO MASTER STREAMS IN SECTOR 1 AND TWO MASTER STREAMS IN SECTOR 2; FIREFIGHTERS OUT OF THE COLLAPSE ZONE AT ABOUT 9:49 PM.

LARGE VOLUME OF FIRE STILL AT 9:49 PM. LARGE FIRE VOLUME IN SECTOR 2 AT 10:22 PM.

SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS AT 10:35 PM.

ENGINE(S): E56

TRUCK(S): T13 T55 TL14

CHIEF(S):
BC12
BC3 SAFETY CHIEF
5-1-5
2-1-29
2-1-5
2-1-3A

SPECIAL: WATER DEPARTMENT

CHANGE OF QUARTERS:

STRUCK OUT ON ORDERS OF 2-1-29 AT ABOUT 10:38 PM.

BOTH IRVING PARK RD AND CENTRAL  CLOSED NEAR THE SCENE.

VIDEO: Fire scene as CFD Tower Ladder 14 aerial goes up about 8:23 PM or later (VIDEO CREDIT: jpothemaster64).

Defensive mode (VIDEO CREDIT: jpothemaster64).



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