Naperville police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:12 AM Wednesday responded to an Activated Fire Alarm at Meadowbrook Manor Nursing Care Facility on Raymond Dr Near River Rd, Naperville 720 Raymond Drive Naperville, Il. Fire Alarm Activation with General Alarm Response of three engines, two ladder trucks, one squad, two ALS ambulances and two shift commanders.
T9 crew on arrival reported smoke showing from the roof of a 3-story assisted living facility.
Interior crews reports a light haze on the third floor, and a fire in a drhyer exhaust ventilation system that extended through the rooftop. The fire also spread through roofing material around the dryer vent.
Third floor residents were moved to a safe area inside the building while crews continued to check for extension.
The incident was elevated to a Box Alarm level at 6:52 a.m. due to the operation being extended in order to check for fire in hidden areas and void spaces, as well as high heat and humidity levels related to weather conditions. The Box Alarm assignment brought an additional three engines, one truck, one ambulance, one Rescue Unit, MABAS Division #16 IMAT Chief Response, and Mutual Aid companies to backfill Naperville fire stations.
The fire was brought under control by 6:42 a.m. and was marked completely extinguished by 7:42 a.m.
MABAS Division 16 Box Alarm on Box #4 for a fire in dryer ventilation exhaust at 6:52 a.m..
BOX UNITS ASSIGNED 6:57 a.m. …
ENGINE(S): E7 E3 E6 E10
TRUCK(S): T1 T5 T9
EMS: M2 M4 M7 M9
CHIEF(S): BC1 BC2 C2 C3
CHANGE OF QUARTERS: Bollngbrook Engine, Lisle-Woodridge ? Plainfield Engine, Plainfield Truck, Downers Grove Ambulance
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