Posts tagged "Chicago's largest 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 »

Frozen and Smoldering: Aftermath of the Largest Chicago Fire in 7 years - Reignited

Frozen and Smoldering: Aftermath of the Largest Chicago Fire in 7 years  — Rick Lobes, ChicagoNow, Jan. 23, 2013
Tuesday night just after 9:00 pm about 170 firefighters from 50 fire companies responded to a blaze in a vacant five-story warehouse located in the 3700 block of South Ashland Avenue in Bridgeport. Firefighters worked in shifts throughout the night battling the largest blaze Chicago has seen in 7 years. Wednesday night around 7:00 pm a part... Read more »