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Title: Snorkel Truck at the Mickelberry's Food Company Fire, Photograph
Author/Creator: Unknown
Date: February 7, 1968
Copyright: Chicago Fire Department
Description: This photograph shows a Chicago Fire Department snorkel truck and other firefighting apparatus operating during the Mickelberry's Food Company fire. The explosion that destroyed the factory and killed four firefighters resulted in a 5-11 extra alarm that brought more than 300 firefighters and dozens of apparatus to the scene.
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