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Early Video and Collapse Later both Caught on Tape in Lincoln Park, Chicago 2-11 Alarm Fire

This house fire occured at 525 W. Armitage in the Lincoln Park area of Chicago, Illinois. Bystanders caught some early video as lines are being placed in service. The fire quickly makes its way to the second floor and eventually engulfs much of the structure by the time firefighters get attack lines in place. Later, news crews catch the building collapsing (second video)

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LODD – Chicago Fire Lt. Patrick Hannon

Chicago, Illinois Lieutenant Patrick Hannon was found unresponsive at his firehouse and later died in the hospital. Hannon, 51, was working at Truck 8 at 2528 S. Throop Street at the time (4th District, 15th Battalion) Hannon was a 22 year veteran of the department and was hired in December 1988. He leaves behind a wife and two children. His wife is also a firefighter/paramedic for the Chicago Fire Department.

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