Schaumburg police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:52 AM Friday to a townhouse fire and rescued two people at Savannah Apartments 1433 Albany Court Schaumburg, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report from multiple callers that fire and black smoke was showing from a townhouse apartment.
Crews from Engine 53 and Truck 53 arrived first and reported a fully-involved fire with heavy fire showing from the rear.
Two people were rescued by an aerial ladder from an aerial ladder truck.
Firefighters had the fire under control by about 8:10 a.m. and were chasing hot spots.
Simultaneously Schaumburg firefighter/paramedics from Engine 52’s crew responded to an emergency childbirth call at 21 Kristin Place where a woman delivered a baby in a rear stairwell before firefighter/paramedics arrived. Baby and mother were transported to St. Alexius by a firefighter/paramedic crew from an Elk Grove Fire Department ambulance. Hoffman Estates firefighter/paramedics also resonded to the scene.
Schaumburg Fire Department requested a change of quarters box alarm at about 8:12 a.m. for station coverage in the Village of Schaumburg.
Firefighters from Arlington Heights, Bartlett, Hanover Park, and Rolling Meadows firefighter/paramedics responded to Schaumburg fire stations to stand by.
RUNDOWN, FIREGROUND COMMUNICATIONS …
FRI NOV 28 2014 ~7:52 AM
SCHAUMBURG FIRE DEPARTMENT
TOWNHOUSE FIRE/WORKING FIRE
1433 ALBANY CT SCHAUMBURG http://t.co/PUxWIq3qC8
— ChicagoFireMap (@ChicagoFireMap) November 28, 2014
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