Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 4:52 PM Tuesday to an activated fire alarm at Sonic Drive-in Restaurant, 1151 East Dundee Road Palatine, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a dispatch after an Activated Fire Alarm was received at 3:56 p.m.
Engine 82’s crew on arrival reported construction crews on scene but nothing showing from four sides by 4:00 p.m.
Palatine’s Battalion Chief 8 reported smoke in the building and upgrades to a confirmed fire Code 3 at 4:05 p.m.
Crews were pulling dry wall by 4:13 p.m. to search for fire, which was possibly caused by welding work during construction.
Engine 82’s crew reported the initial fire was knocked from the outside by 4:18 p.m.
Quint 83’s crew on the roof with a roof hose line established.
Crew opened a wall and hit the fire with a pump can by 4:20 p.m.
Battalion 8 requested an additional ambulance and engine at 4:22 p.m.
Battalion Chief 8 reported two lines off and a main to the roof at 4:48 p.m.
Battalion 8 reported loss stopped at 4:55 p.m.
FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …
ENGINE(S): E81 E82 E83? E84?
TRUCK(S): QUINT83 QUINT85 TL85
RIT: BC ?? T ??
EMS: A82 A83 A85?
CODE 4 AT 04:23 PM
ENGINE(S): Arlington Heighgts E4, Lake Zurich E4
EMS: A84, Arlington Heights A4
SPECIAL: Health Department to check on any possible food exposure to smoke, extinguishing agents, etc.
CHANGE OF QUARTERS: Long Grove A55
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