A multiple-alarm fire ripped through a warehouse that stored new and used tires. Low temperatures, frozen hydrants, long hose stretches and snow hampered firefighters. Units from MABAS and a foam task force from Chicago were requested. The fire occurred in Northlake, IL, on Feb. 15, 2014.
Dedication: This month’s Firehouse® is dedicated to Assistant Chief Roger D. Tome, 71, of Kennedy Space Center, FL, Fire and Rescue; Chief Randy Pogue, 49, of Oak Grove Fire District 25 in Maumelle, AR; Lieutenant Bruce Britt, 48, of the Columbia, MO, Fire Department; Lieutenant Homer “J.R.” Harrell, 46, of the Orange City, FL, Fire Department; and Firefighter Gregory D. Barnas, 57, of the Wallington, NJ, Fire Department, who died in the line of duty, February 2014.
Cover by: Cover photo by Steve Redick