Photos: Bellwood (IL) Fire and Collapse

Fire photographer Tim Olk offered some photos from a three-alarm fire in Bellwood, Illinois.

According to a report from CBS Chicago, one firefighter sustained an injury at the scene and was transported, but was in good condition. Bellwood Fire Chief Douglas Dombek told reporters that crews arrived to find heavy fire on the first floor and people trying to escape from the second.

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According to, crews went defensive after multiple interior collapses at the structure. Ultimately the front of the front of the building and roof collapsed.

All photos by Tim Olk. More:


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