Buffalo Grove House Fire on Farrington and Springside; 1 Family Dog Rescued, Second Dog Dies

Buffalo Grove firefighters rescued the family dog at a house in the 700 block of Farrington Drive in Buffalo Grove about 2:10 p.m. Wednesday after a passerby reported a house was on fire.

Buffalo Grove police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:07 p.m. Wednesday to a report from a passerby that a house was on fire in the 700 block of Farrington Drive, Buffalo Grove. Police arrived first and reported a lot of smoke from the roof. Firefighters arrived reported a working fire.

Firefighter/paramedics from Arlington Heights, Lincolnshire-Riverwoods, Long Grove, Palatine, and Wheeling assisted Buffalo Grove firefighter/paramedics. The family is report to successfully evacuated by firefighters searching the inside of the smoke-filled house rescued the family dog. The dog was give oxygen while police worked hard to find a local animal hospital. The dog was quickly transported to a local animal hospital by a Buffalo Grove official, possibly a community service officer. A second dog did not survive.


Buffalo Grove firefighter gives oxygen to dog rescued from a house fire on the southeast corner of Farrington and Springside.


View Larger Map



Become a fan of the Emergencies Behind the Scenes Facebook page. Includes links to favorite public safety and emergency rescuers and product manufacturers and safety companies that have facebook pages. Submit your pictures or just stay up-to-date on with fire, rescue, EMS and police photo galleries. Please add your public safety photo to the wall album — go direct to the Arlington Cardinal Emergencies Behind the Scenes photos. For a list of all of The Cardinal Facebook fan pages, go to Arlingtoncardinal.com/about/facebook …

Arlington Heights Fire Engine

1 Comment

Comments are closed.