CHERIE DIEZ | Times
Jonathon Krupp, 9, of Pinellas Park watches “inmate” Jerry Tippett Jr. of St. Petersburg, left, serve chili through the bars at the Chicago-themed Cook County Jail chili booth. Jerry Tippett Sr., not shown, and his son have had a booth at the Pinellas Park firefighters’ Chili Blaze every year since 2004. The elder Tippett has homes in Chicago and Tierra Verde. Forty-six teams competed Friday in the 14th annual cook-off at England Brothers Park to benefit MDA. Nuthin’ Fancy performed an “Ultimate Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute Show” and fireworks ended the evening.