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Photos of Chicago Firefighters at work. Photography by Alan Jacobs.

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Read about Alan Jacobs' book "Thank God for These Guys" at ThankGodForTheseGuys.com. Order at Amazon.


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125th ANNIVERSARY CFD ENGINE 38

125th Anniversary of CFD Engine 38

Updated: Feb 21, 2013 6:50am PST

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ABOUT THIS WEBSITE

Chicago fire fighter photos by Alan Jacobs.

Updated: Jan 06, 2007 5:55am PST

BOOK: THANK GOD FOR THESE GUYS...

SELECT PHOTOS FROM BOOK. Also see http://www.ThankGodForTheseGuys.com

Updated: Dec 28, 2007 6:48am PST

NEW NEW PLEASE LOOK AT SHOTS FROM THE PAST (MORE TO COME)

GOOD SHOTS AND BETTER THERE WASN'T ROOM FOR IN TH BOOK.

Updated: Feb 21, 2013 6:43am PST

SQUAD 5

My first invitation to ride with a squad came in 2003 and was extended ...

Updated: May 13, 2010 6:32am PST

EQUIPMENT

Different kinds of equipment ranging in size from very large trucks an ...

Updated: Jan 18, 2007 5:59am PST

SQUAD 1

There are special units in the Chicago Fire Department designated as S ...

Updated: Jan 19, 2013 9:03am PST

SNORKEL SQUAD 1 (SS1)

The forerunner of today's squads.

Updated: Jan 09, 2007 6:11am PST

FIREFIGHTERS SOUTH SIDE

These photos are predominantly in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicag ...

Updated: Mar 25, 2009 9:32am PST

FIREFIGHTERS WEST SIDE

These photos were taken in the Black and Latino neighborhoods on Chica ...

Updated: Mar 08, 2009 4:19am PST

FIREFIGHTERS NORTH SIDE

I started riding June 8, 2002, satisfying an urge motivated by the 9/1 ...

Updated: May 30, 2009 3:47am PST

DOWNTOWN

Fire and other incidents in the CFD 1st District

Updated: Mar 04, 2007 10:27pm PST

SPECIAL OPERATIONS

IF YOU ARE NOT A PROFESSIONAL RESCUE PERSON PLEASE READ THIS. Speci ...

Updated: Mar 31, 2007 10:08am PST

FIRES

Photos of various fires Chicago and photos of firemen, outside and in ...

Updated: Mar 07, 2009 6:13pm PST

THE DIVE TEAM

Updated: Dec 23, 2008 7:40am PST

PORTRAITS

Faces and some physical portraits...

Updated: Dec 28, 2007 7:01am PST

PIT RESCUE 4452 N. DOVER 8/23/09

From time to time one hears complaints by some of the public about the ...

Updated: Aug 27, 2009 4:50am PST

TRAINING BURN NIPSTA 3-06-09

The Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy (NIPSTA) is a ...

Updated: Mar 07, 2009 1:39pm PST

211 5/26/09 1043 N. SPRINGFIELD

The street was heavily involved with smoke, making it almost impossibl ...

Updated: Jun 13, 2009 4:18am PST

2-11 3/25/09 1512 N. LASALLE

Several firemen on the scene were also at the Paxton Hotel fire, 3-3-9 ...

Updated: May 13, 2010 6:25am PST

2-11 3718 N. Wilton 4/18/09

CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE AND CLICK AGAIN TO ENLARGE EVEN MORE

Updated: Apr 19, 2009 3:49am PST

STILL & BOX & AFTER MATH 4609 N.CLARK 3/11/09

Bowstring truss with roof and wall collapse see http://books.google.c ...

Updated: Mar 11, 2009 1:57pm PST

2-11 1040 W. HOLLYWOOD 3/2/09

CFD E-55 Fireman Sid Bleustein & SEVERAL OTHER LADDER RESCUES

Updated: Mar 07, 2009 5:58pm PST

2-11 3320 N. Halsted 2/27/09

109 shots of the guys and equipment.

Updated: Mar 07, 2009 6:05pm PST

2-11 1/11/09 1915 S. Homan

NEED NAMES

Updated: Mar 08, 2009 4:25am PST

AFTERMATH 2-11 @ 2616 W. JACKSON 2/21/09

Updated: Mar 07, 2009 6:07pm PST

3-11 HOLY NAME CATHEDRAL 2/4/09

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Updated: Mar 08, 2009 4:22am PST

BOOK SIGNINGS

Updated: Jan 27, 2008 8:52am PST

EXPLORER FF TRAINING

MOTEL TRAINING 3-4-09 The Niles Fire Department in cooperation with th ...

Updated: Feb 21, 2013 6:48am PST

My Smug Mug

Updated: Sep 16, 2011 4:58am PST

125th ANNIVERSARY CFD ENGINE 38

125th Anniversary of CFD Engine 38

Updated: Feb 21, 2013 6:50am PST

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