VIDEO: Camera work by Steve Redick at the scene of the 3rd-Alarm fire at All-Stars Tuesday afternoon.
Leyden Township Fire Department responded about 12:45 p.m. Tuesday to a fire at All-Star Gentlemen’s Club, 11645 Grand Avenue. The fire alarm was upped to a second-alarm and then a third-alarm, and struck out a little after 4:00 p.m. Tuesday.
The building was totally consumed by flames after 2:00 p.m.
The strip club hours on Tuesday were scheduled 2:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. The club was open until 2:00 a.m. earlier today from the Monday shift.
Leyden Township Fire Department was assisted by Northlake, River Grove, Rosemont, Stone Park, Westchester fire departments and other Tuesday afternoon.
All-Stars frequently advertised or was discussed on WCKG, KISS-FM, US99, SCORE, B96, WGCI, Q101, and WILL ROCK.
Video from a little earlier in operations by Dave Traiforos.
The fire occurred one day after a 5-Alarm fire in an adult entertainment block of Baltimore (see The Cardinal Extra-Alarm Fire in Baltimore’s Adult Entertainment District)
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Map showing location of All-Stars Gentlemen’s Club in Northlake, just south of O’Hare International Airport.
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