Extra Alarm Fire at Closed Store at 47th St and Prairie Ave Chicago

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Closed Exquisite Vogue store at 303 East 47th Street before it was involved in an extra-alarm fire on Sunday, October 23, 2022 (Image capture June 2022 ©2022 Google)
Closed Exquisite Vogue store at 303 East 47th Street before it was involved in an extra-alarm fire on Sunday, October 23, 2022 (Image capture June 2022 ©2022 Google).

Police, firefighters and paramedics from Chicago responded about 10:17 a.m. Sunday, October 23, 2022 to a fire in a store at 47th Street and Prairie Avenue in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood in Chicago. The building was home to New Vogue, 303 East 47th Street in Chicago, and the business was permanently closed.




The first fire crew on arrival reported they have a confirmed fire. Battalion Chief 5 reported a 1-story commercial building, 250×100 sq ft with fire throughout the building, and ordered a Still and Box Alarm by 10:21 AM. Crews were going defensive by 10:21 a.m. Two 2 1/2 inch lines were immediately put to use, and a second tower ladder was requested. Squad 5 has no snorkel today.

A 2-11 Alarm Fire on orders of 2-2-1 was activated at 10:37 AM. Two tower ladders working, two deck guns working, 3 hand lines working with a RAM-XD (ground nozzle) were working by 10:37 a.m.

Firefighters also used two lines to protect an exposure building to the east.

The CTA Green Line nearby was affected by the fire.

Heavy Smoke Emitting From Building Fire @CitizenApp

E 47th St & S Prairie Ave 10:21:44 AM CDT

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E 47th St & S Prairie Ave 10:21:44 AM CDT

Heavy Smoke Emitting From Building Fire @CitizenApp

E 47th St & S Prairie Ave 10:21:44 AM CDT

Heavy Smoke Emitting From Building Fire @CitizenApp

E 47th St & S Prairie Ave 10:21:44 AM CDT




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