The Chicago (IL) Fire Department responded to a still alarm for a report of fire from the second store of a mixed occupancy structure. Squad 5A is shown here setting up in case its aerial would be needed. Battalion 17 reported a 100×100 two-story structure of ordinary construction with a furniture story on the first floor and apartments abovce with heavy smoke showing. Fire attack was defensive becasue of fire throughout the cockloft. Photo and desciption by Tim Olk.
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