A Chicago Firefighter with more than 16 years on the job died in the Line of Duty last night from complications of COVID-19. Mario Araujo, 49, joined the department in October 2003 and spent most of his career working in the Rogers Park neighborhood. Currently 46 CFD members have COVID-19. Our condolences to all those affected. Rest in Peace.
FIREFIGHTING HISTORY-SHORT BREAK 3-MINUTE VIDEO “FIREFIGHTERS TRAPPED!”
Here is today’s “short break” PowerArc video-it has some amazing footage from a fire in 1974 where Minneapolis Firefighters were trapped-and the classic, distinctive Peter Pirsch tiller ladders were swung in to make the rescue.
1974 MINNEAPOLIS FIREFIGHTERS TRAPPED:
Take Care. Be Careful. Pass It On.
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