TwitterACicon86x90vert facebookACicon86x90vert
TV/Radio XFINITY | WOW! | WBBM | WXRT | B96 + Dance | US99 | K-HITS CHICAGO

   *** SCORES: BEARS | BLACKHAWKS | BULLS | CUBS | FIRE | WHITE SOX ***
YoutubeTwitterFacebookArlingtoncardinalYahoo! Google Bing Aol.ArlingtoncardinalTMZ Rotten Tomatoes ET Online Box Office MojoArlingtoncardinal Channel 9 WGN Channel 7 Chicago ABC Channel 5 Chicago NBC Channel 2 Chicago CBS Daily HeraldChicago Tribune Breaking NewsArlingtoncardinal Chicago Gas PricesFloridaCardinal.comGLOBALCONFLICTMAPS.COM Arlingtoncards.com THE GUIDE

Palatine Fire Department Investigating Fires at WINGS Store, Winslowe Apartments

Mon June 21 2010 11:47 am  http://www.arlingtoncardinal.com/?p=25566
 Share The Cardinal -- Arlingtoncardinal.com Articles (E-Mail, Facebook, Twitter & More) 

CHICAGO BEARS RADIO -- WBBM Newsradio 780 "Traffic on the 8's"

On Friday, June 18, 2010 the Palatine Fire Department responded to two working structure fires. The first call for fire was received at 1634 hours (4:34 p.m.) for fire at the WINGS Resale Store located at 756 E. Northwest Hwy. The first crews on the scene 5 minutes later reported heavy smoke showing from the roof area. The building had a bowstring truss roof, a style which can fail rapidly when impinged by fire. Firefighters initially broke exterior windows and directed water from multiple lines up into the attic area from the outside of the building. Progress was being made until a nearby electric line fell onto the roof and energized the building. Firefighters had to withdraw due to safety concerns and 3 aerial streams were used to extinguish the fire. The building was a total loss.


Video immediately after electric line fell onto roof on the north side of the WINGS building, which energized the structure and further increased risk to firefighters.

The second fire call was received at 1732 hours (5:32 p.m.) for the report of a fire at 1451 N. Winslowe Dr., Unit #202. The first crews on the scene 8 minutes later reported heavy smoke and fire issuing from a rear second floor window. A Police officer had already evacuated the first and third floor prior to the fire department arrival. The Police officer was unable to get on the second floor due to the amount of smoke. Initial crews did assist one resident from the second floor. Multiple hose lines were brought inside the building to extinguish the fire. There were 3 adults and three children at home in the fire unit when the fire started but all made it out safely. There were no injuries reported. All residents of the 12 unit building were displaced by the fire. The fire unit suffered heavy smoke and fire damage.

Since so many Palatine Fire Department crews were operating at the first fire, a box alarm was pulled for the apartment fire. Fire apparatus from 14 fire departments were called to assist with the apartment fire and to provide coverage for the Village of Palatine. Fire apparatus from Long Grove and Rolling Meadows Fire Departments assisted at the WINGS fire.

The Fire Rehab Team from the Palatine Emergency Management Agency and the Palatine Emergency Response Team were also used at both structure fires. They assisted the firefighters by distributing water and sports drinks and directing traffic around the scene.

The causes of both fires are currently under investigation.

CLEAR SKIES?  Weather Data for Monday, June 21st, 2010

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,    

IMPORTANT NOTE: All persons referred to as subjects, defendants, offenders or suspects, etc. are presumed to be innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.


Try a more powerful search in the box below ... SEARCH BOX PRODUCES RESULTS FOR The Cardinal -- Arlingtoncardinal.com ...
(POWERFUL SEARCH for The Cardinal, which can be expanded on the results page.)

Where background Wikipedia info/photos are used, original work is modified and released under CC-BY-SA.

! MORE NEWS FAST!!! MOST RECENT: CRIMEBLOG | MOST RECENT: FIREBLOG | SUBMIT NEWS TIPS
::: Health, wellness and fitness gifts! CoolFitnessGifts.com ::: Cubs, Sox caps at ChicagoFanfare.com :::

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS BREAKING NEWS --The Cardinal -- Arlingtoncardinal.com is a breaking news blog with Arlington Heights & Chicagoland emphasis. Early breaking reports may prove to be inaccurate after follow-up investigation, which may or may not be updated in The Cardinal -- Arlingtoncardinal.com. For in-depth coverage, please also check the following links for network television, cable news networks and Chicago local media coverage ...

Daily Herald | Daily Herald -- Arlington Heights | YouTube.com/DailyHeraldClips
Today's headline videos: FOXNews Video | YouTube.com/FoxNews | Associated Press | The Cardinal
Chicago Area Newspapers
CNN Arlington Heights  FOXNEWS  BREITBART.COM  cbs2chicago  NBC 5 Chicago  abc7chicago   WGNTV      WGNRADIO720  NEWSRADIO 78  CHICAGO BREAKING NEW  Daily Herald Arlington Heights  Chicago Tribune   Seed Newsvine
 
Video LOGO youtube Twitter Arlingtoncards facebook battery status Cardinal Calendar Search Batteries Plus RSS Help ...
All Headlines
crimeblog | fireblog
« EARLIER | SEARCH ARTICLES BY DATE -- Arlingtoncardinal.com/searchdate | LATER »

Comments for Arlingtoncardinal.com
COMMENTS are now available via one or more of our official Facebook pages. Comments no longer appear on the Arlingtoncardinal.com article per se. Please comment on Facebook.com/ArlingtonCardinal or check the other popular Arlington Cardinal Facebook pages at Arlingtoncardinal.com/about/facebook ...

SUBMIT CRIME TIPS ...
Anyone having information about serious crime in Arlington Heights should register on CitizenObserver.com and look for the anonymous TIP411 feature, or call Arlington Heights Crime Stoppers at 847-590-STOP (847-590-7867). Callers are guaranteed anonymity and may qualify for a cash reward of up to $1,000. Not a resident of Arlington Heights? Check CitizenObserver.com for availability for your community.

   Arlingtoncardinal.com/traffic | Traffic on Twitter

CHICAGOLAND RADAR


Weather radar map is provided by DarkSky.net
Arl Hts Weather | NEXRAD | FULL SCREEN RADAR

RSS Cardinal Weather Center

  • Current Conditions : 43.5F, Overcast - 1:21 PM CST Nov. 17
    Temperature: 43.5°F | Humidity: 73% | Pressure: 29.91in ( Falling) | Conditions: Overcast | Wind Direction: SSW | Wind Speed: 4.5mph
  • Tonight as of Nov. 17 3:04 AM CST
    Tonight - Rain and a chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 40s. South winds 10 to 20 mph in the evening becoming southwest and decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 100 percent.
  • Today as of Nov. 17 3:04 AM CST
    Today - Cloudy. A 30 percent chance of light rain in the afternoon. Blustery. Highs in the mid 40s. South winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph inland...but south 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 35 mph near the lake.
  • Saturday as of Nov. 17 3:04 AM CST
    Saturday - Windy. Rain and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then light rain in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s. North winds 10 to 20 mph in the morning becoming northwest and increasing to 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

US & WORLD NEWS

Top News Video …

CHICAGOFIREMAP.NET TWITTER

digital-lifestyle.com

TMZ Plus …

RSS OBITUARIES