A 5-11 alarm and two specials were transmitted for a fire in a large commercial building in Chicago, IL on January 22, 2013. The temperature was in the single digits and wind chill below zero. The fires was the largest number of alarms since 2006.
Dedication: This month’s Firehouse is dedicated to Firefighter Jonathan Wayne Burgess, 33, of the South Alabama Regional Airport FD, AL, and to Captain Matthew J. Porcari, 34, of the Owego, NY FD both who died in the line of duty, January, 2013.
Cover by: Cover photo by Gordon J. Nord Jr.