Crystal Lake police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:57 PM Wednesday to a report of crash with injuries at 45 West Franklin Street, Crystal Lake, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of black smoke coming from behind Crystal Lake Central High School (actually coming from the roof).
— Northwest Herald (@nwherald) July 27, 2016
— Mike Lorber (@NBCSky5) July 27, 2016
Firefighters clean up damage after blaze at Crystal Lake Central High School. pic.twitter.com/0VBBO5C0HO
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Engine 341’s crew on arrival reported visible smoke showing through the roof and requested an upgrade to a General Alarm — Engine 341 crew was out investigating by 3:44 p.m.
Police reported seeing smoke in the area by 3:44 p.m.
Chief 303 reported beginning a 360-degree assessment by 3:46 p.m.
Engine 341’s reported they will need a ladder truck on the Delta division by 3:46 p.m.
Chief 303 on arrival reported roof work going on at the scene.
Chief 305 at the Charlie-Delta Division by 3:47 p.m.
Chief 303 reported black smoke from the roof area of the Bravo division near the field house by 3:48 p.m. — companies were assigned to go to an offensive attack.
Battalion Chief 330 on scene at the Bravo Division by 3:48 p.m.
A crew (probably Engine 341) reported gaining access through the Alpha division, and reported no smoke on the first floor. The fire moved to the second floor by 3:49 p.m.
Chief 303 requested keyholders from District 155 respond to the Bravo side off of Walkup Avenue.
Firefighters reported construction workers on the roof by 3:50 p.m.
Crystal Lake police officers assisted with search of the school building in non-smoke-filled areas.
Two firefighters were transported to area hospital(s) suffering from heat exhaustion.
The fire was reported under control by 4:30 p.m.
A second ambulance (Wonder Lake) was assigned to rehab at 4:41 p.m.
INITIAL UNITS ASSIGNED 3:41 p.m. …
GENERAL ALARM UNITS ASSIGNED …
ENGINE(S): E344 E ??
TRUCK(S): TL381? Algonquin
SQUAD(S): SQD ??
CHIEF(S): BC330 C305 C302? DC303 Algonquin Chief
EMS: A353 A354
BOX UNITS ASSIGNED at 3:57 p.m. …
ENGINE(S): Huntley, Cary, Fox River Grove
EMS: Nunda, Wonder Lake
CHIEF(S): Cary, Huntley
SPECIAL: Rehab South, EMA 56, Huntley Safety Officer, Algonquin Safety Officer, Cary Safety Officer, Salvation Army Canteen
CHANGE OF QUARTERS: Carpentersville Engine, Barrington FPD EMS, Marengo Engine, West Dundee EMS, Fox River Grove Engine, Woodstock Engine, East Dundee EMS,
STAGING: Walkup Ave
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