House fire on Shagbark Lane Friday night in Long Grove (VIDEO CREDIT Larry Shapiro youtube.com/shapphoto).
Lake County Sheriff’s deputies and Long Grove FPD firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:33 PM Friday to a report of house fire near 3131 Cuba Rd Long Grove, Il. Lake County Sheriff’s deputies and Long Grove firefighter/paramedics received a report of a house fire with flames showing.
The actual address was on Shagbark Lane, not Cuba road. The two-story house was apparently vacant.
First firefighter crews on arrival reported a 2-story well-involved structure fire.
Firefighters called out at 10:01 p.m. Friday for a MABAS Division 4 Box Alarm (Tenders Only) on Box #55-1 for the house fire, and then called for a full box alarm at about 10:39 p.m.
One firefighter suffered a back injury, possibly while working water shuttle operations, and was transported by ambulance to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.
Extinguishing the fire required shuttline of tanker water trucks from a source to portable dump tanks near the fire scene.
Long Grove firefighters were assisted by firefighters from Arlington Heights, Barrington, Buffalo Grove, Cary, Countryside, Fox River Grove, Grayslake, Highland Park, Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Lake Zurich, Lincolnwood-Riverwoods, Nunda Township, Palatine, Prospect Heights, Wauconda, and , as well as the Lake County Sheriff, and the South Lake County Regional Community Emergency Response Team.
Rolling Meadows, Elk Grove Village and Elk Grove Township firefighters stood by in Long Grove’s fire station to protect the rest of the village.
Complete rundown of the fire departments that responded to the fire, see … The Cardinal Large House Fire with Fire Showing on Shagbark Lane Near Cuba Road, Long Grove
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