Fire at Blommer Chocolate Factory at Kinzie St and Desplaines St, Chicago — 2-11 Alarm Fire Near Metra

NO INJURIES REPORTED; ALL BLOMMER EMPLOYEES “ACCOUNTED FOR”

Chicago police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 1:45 PM Tuesday November 14, 2017 to a report of a fire on the roof at Blommer Chocolate Factory, 600 West Kinzie Street Chicago, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of a fire on the roof at Blommer Chocolate Factory, with flames showing.

The fire address was reported as 400 North Jefferson Street Chicago, IL. The building is located just before the Ogilvie Transportation Center near the Metra railroad tracks.

Battalion Chief 3 on arrival reported flames showing from the roof by 1:49 p.m.

Command Van 271 reported a fire in the cooling tower in the northwest corner of the building about 1:54 p.m.

Deputy District Chief 2-2-1 reported a fire in a 100×200 commercial construction, 4-story with two elevated master streams working on the fire.

Streets in the area were blocked in all directions by about 2:12 p.m.

Firefighters with two elevated master streams, and two handlines continued to work on the fire.

Primary search on the top floor complete; secondary search underway. Primary and secondary searches also underway on the first, second and third floor by 2:29 p.m.

The 2-11 Alarm Fire was struck out at 2:35 am. with the fire under control.

There was a recent fire in a machine on the third floor at the Blommer Chocolate Factory on Friday, November 3, 2017 about 11:53 a.m.








FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …

ENGINE(S): E42 E ??

TRUCK(S): T3 T19 TL ??

SQD1 CV271

RIT: BC1 T2

CHIEF(S): BC3 EMS: A45 FC451 STANDBY A ??

STAGING:

STILL AND BOX ALARM BY 02:00 PM

ENGINE(S):

TRUCK(S):

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EMS:

CHIEF(S): 2-2-1

SPECIAL:

CHANGE OF QUARTERS:

STAGING: Jefferson and Lake

2ND ALARM AT 02:07 PM

ENGINE(S):

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EMS:

CHIEF(S):
BC4 2-11 Chief
BC18 Safety Chief

SPECIAL: Light Truck, Breathing Apparatus Service 646

CHANGE OF QUARTERS:

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