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Archive | FIRE BLOG

Black Ice Alert for Motorists and Pedestrians in Chicagoland; Ice-Related Crashes Reported

Icing overnight with light snow and freezing drizzle. Elevated roadways, bridges and all concrete pedestrian sidewalks and porches are especially slippery following a mid-April minor storm with light snow and freezing drizzle that ended by 3:00 a.m. overnight. Firefighter/paramedics will likely be busy this morning with an extra number of crashes and pedestrian slips and […]

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Elgin Firefighter Awarded Medal of Merit After Giving Aid at 2 Crashes in 1 Day — Near Hampshire, Arlington Hts

Crash injures two Cook County Sheriff’s deputies, wrecks two police cars on eastbound I-90 (Jane Addams Memorial Tollway) just west of Arlington Heights Road. Elgin firefighter Shay Brill was awarded a Medal of Merit for his actions at a serious crash when he pulled over on I-90 near Arlington Heights on Tuesday night December 5, […]

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Police, Paramedics Assist Private Ambulance Crew Stopped for Extra Patient Care at Arlington Heights Rd and Lillian Ave, Arlington Heights

Advantage private ambulance crew stopped for extra patient care assisted by Arlington Heights police, firefighter/paramedics Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 10:16 AM Thursday April 5, 2018 to a report of a patient needing extra care in a private ambulance at Arlington Heights Road and Lillian Avenue Arlington Heights, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received […]

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Extrication Crash, Rollover Van on WB I-90 Express Lanes Near Route 53/IL-290; First with New 70 MPH Speed Limit

Video (elapsed 16:25) showing end of extrication, high-speed crash scene safety zone, scene cleanup, and hazards associated with crash scene operations on westbound I-90 near Route 53. Illinois State police and Arlington Heights and Schaumburg firefighter/paramedics responded about 5:25 PM Friday March 30, 2018 to a report of a rollover extrication crash, 42.057232, -88.024970 (WB […]

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Hit-and-Run Driver Runs from Scene, Leaves His Shoes at Arlington Heights Rd and Euclid Ave, Arlington Heights

Hit-and-Run Crash Arlington Heights Rd and Euclid Ave Arlington Heights. Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:40 PM Saturday March 31, 2018 to a report of a crash with airbag deployment at Arlington Heights Road and Euclid Avenue Arlington Heights, Il . Police arrived and were told that the driver of one vehicle fled […]

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Posted in CRIME BLOG, FIRE BLOG

Rollover Crash Eastbound Golf Road Just West of Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:22 AM Tuesday, March 27, 2018 to a report of a rollover crash involving two other vehicles in the eastbound lanes of Golf Road just west of Arlington Heights Road. At least one person involved in the three-car crash was transported to Northwest Community Hospital by Ambulance 3’s […]

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Smoke Investigation Finds Machine Malfunction at Molon on North Ridge Near Northwest Highway, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:58 AM Friday, March 16, 2018 to a report of an activated fire alarm at Molon Machine and Coil, 300 North Ridge Ave., Arlington Heights. About 7:01 AM employees at the warehouse reported smoke in the building and the fire response was upgraded. Firefighters on arrival reported nothing showing but […]

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Extra Alarm Fire in a Warehouse at University Drive and Kennicott, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighters responded at 10:58 AM Tuesday, March 13, 2018 to an activated fire alarm, which was immediately followed by a report of a fire on the roof of a large warehouse at 900 West University Drive in Arlington Heights. Firefighters discovered a fire in a machine with the fire extended up […]

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Arlington Heights Fire Department Takes Delivery of New Pierce Velocity Fire Engine

Quick tour by District Fire Chief Dwayne Wood of Arlington Heights Fire Department Engine 2, which was spotted when the Pierce Velocity® fire engine was parked on Sigwalt Street in front of village hall. Arlington Heights Fire Department Division Fire Chief Dwayne Wood stopped by at Village Hall with a brand new Pierce Velocity® fire […]

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Trauma to Neck, Crime Scene at Motel at Algonquin Rd and Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 5:55 a.m. Monday, March 12, 2018 to the Red Roof Inn, 22 West Algonquin Road to a report of a man with a laceration to the neck from a broken bottle. Arlington Heights police were first on the scene and requested paramedics to expedite for a victim with […]

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Crash with Injuries on Euclid Ave at the Post Office, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:29 PM Friday March 9, 2018 to a report of a crash with injuries, 909 West Euclid Avenue Arlington Heights, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a silver Honda Odyssey and a red Toyota Corolla were involved in a crash in front of the post office. […]

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Arlington Heights Police Officer Adam Plawer Awarded Officer of Year for Leadership, Brave Vehicle Fire Rescue

Vehicle vs Utility Pole with fire at Arlington Heights Road and Palatine Road, Arlington Heights in a crash that occurred during a severe thunderstorm. Arlington Heights police officer Adam Plawer received the Arlington Heights Police Department’s L.W. Calderwood Officer of the Year Award Thursday March 8, 2018 at the Noon Rotary Club luncheon at Ditka’s […]

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