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Amazing and friendly firefighters!

We arrived to have a look and take some photographs, and edged as close as we dared! The... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
pallen386
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Derby, United Kingdom
Pretty Cool, but we felt a little awkward...

Was great to get to see the location and scenes from the show. Everyone at the firehouse was... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Sami G
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New York
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22 Aug 2018
“Amazing and friendly firefighters!”
6 Aug 2018
“Pretty Cool, but we felt a little awkward...”
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Come see where the magic of NBC Chicago Fire show takes place. Home of Engine 18 aka Station 51.
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1360 S Blue Island Ave, Chicago, IL 60608-1585
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

We arrived to have a look and take some photographs, and edged as close as we dared! The firefighters came out and gave us a guided tour of the fire station. They gave insight into the filming of Chicago Fire and their real life job!...More

3  Thank pallen386
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Was great to get to see the location and scenes from the show. Everyone at the firehouse was friendly enough and invited us in to look around (especially at their wall of show memorabilia) - we felt a bit awkward though (I mean, they are...More

3  Thank Sami G
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Apparently, Chicago Fire is very popular in Germany. We had relatives visiting and the only request from the 16 year old was to get a photo in front of the firehouse. Well, she got lots of photos, bought a shirt that she said "will make...More

1  Thank Lem3
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

So exciting for us! Keith, one of the firefighters, was very friendly. He showed us around the firehouse and trucks. We bought decals and T shirts while there. We got to set on Mouch’s couch!! It was definitely worth fighting the Chicago traffic for. These...More

1  Thank Roadtripnana
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We were in Chicago and wanted to stop by the firehouse. Our daughter is a huge fan of the show and we just wanted to bring her a T-shirt. They were some of the rudest people we have ever met. My husband overheard the firefighter...More

5  Thank Stephanie P
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

We thought we were just going to get a few photos in front of the famous firehouse... Instead, Sam, one of the firefighter on duty today, gave us a whole tour!!! My son even had the honour to sit in the driver’s seat on Engine...More

3  Thank Fabiola B
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We had a great tour from one of the firefighters stationed here, he explained every aspect of the active house and what role each unit there played in the city. He also went in to depth about the filming of our favourite TV show "Chicago...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We were able to watch some filming being done with the show Chicago Fire. We are huge fans and we were so excited to see some of the actors. They do block off the streets while filming, but the guy directing was so nice. He...More

1  Thank Lucy49862
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We visited the one and only Chicago Fire TV series firehouse 51. This is an amazing place and if the firefighters are not called out in a shout then they will let you in for a sneak peek at the station. They have hats and...More

1  Thank Vince M
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Awesome tour of active Firehouse 18 . Filming location of TV show Chicago Fire. Firefighters were great!

3  Thank John H
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Response from Lem3 | Reviewed this property |
We just stopped by to take photos and were unaware that they will give a tour. We just walked in and got a tour.
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