Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Fire at Blommer Chocolate Factory at Kinzie St and Desplaines St, Chicago -- 2-11 Alarm Fire

Chicago police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 1:45 PM Tuesday to a report of a fire on the roof at Blommer Chocolate Factory, 600 West Kinzie Street Chicago, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of a fire on the roof at Blommer Chocolate Factory, with flames showing.

The fire address was reported as 400 North Jefferson Street Chicago, IL.

Battalion Chief 3 on arrival reported flames showing from the roof by 1:49 p.m.

Command Van 271 reported a fire in the cooling tower in the northwest corner of the building about 1:54 p.m.

Deputy District Chief 2-2-1 reported a fire in a 100x200 commercial construction, 4-story with two elevated master streams working on the fire.

Streets in the area were blocked in all directions by about 2:12 p.m.

Firefighters with two elevated master streams, and two handlines continued to work on the fire.

Primary search on the top floor complete; secondary search underway. Primary and secondary searches also underway on the first, second and third floor by 2:29 p.m.

The 2-11 Alarm Fire was struck out at 2:35 am. with the fire under control.


FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED ...

ENGINE(S): E42 E ??

TRUCK(S): T3 T19 TL ??

SQD1 CV271

RIT: BC1 T2

CHIEF(S): BC3 EMS: A45 FC451 STANDBY A ??

STAGING:



STILL AND BOX ALARM BY 02:00 PM

ENGINE(S):

TRUCK(S):

SQUAD(S):

EMS:

CHIEF(S): 2-2-1

SPECIAL:

CHANGE OF QUARTERS:

STAGING: Jefferson and Lake



2ND ALARM AT 02:07 PM

ENGINE(S):

TRUCK(S):

SQUAD(S):

TENDER(S):

EMS:

CHIEF(S):
BC4 2-11 Chief
BC18 Safety Chief

SPECIAL:

CHANGE OF QUARTERS:

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