Tag: Chicago Warehouse fire

Inside the Ice Castle Destruction: More Photos from Chicago Warehouse Fire

Inside the Ice Castle Destruction - Rick Lobes, ChicagoNow, February 17, 2013
Photos: Inside the demolition of the “Ice House” Today I revisited the vacant five-story warehouse at 3757 S. Ashland  Avenue in Bridgeport, which was the scene of a destructive blaze a month ago where more than 200 firefighters from 50 fire companies responded. On January 22nd, Firefighters worked in shifts throughout the night battling the largest blaze Chicago has seen in... Read more »

Day 6: Ice Castle Still Burning - Photos

Day 6: Ice Castle Demolition still Burning - Rick Lobes, ChicagoNow, January 27, 2013
Day 6: Ice Castle Demolition still Burning Day 6 of the warehouse fire which began last Tuesday night and responded to by more than 200 firefighters in freezing temperatures. Sunday Chicago Fire and Police department personal are still keeping a close eye on the conditions and remain on the scene. Sunday morning demolition crews continue to work on the... Read more »

Fire and Ice Warehouse Demolition - Photos

Fire and Ice Warehouse Demolition - Photos
Demolition of Burning Bridgeport Warehouse  Day 4 of the Bridgeport warehouse fire, Crane operator Joe Fratt began the demolition last night by tearing down one wall, while fires still burned. Another wall will come down today until the warehouse at 37th and Ashland is completely brought to the ground. The fire began about 9:00 pm... Read more »