Mount Prospect police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:36 PM Tuesday July 18, 2017 to a report of smoke in a house in the block of 500 South Main Street Mount Prospect, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that smoke was coming from the basement with the caller trapped on the second floor of the house.
Mount Prospect Battalion 3 on arrival reported smoke showing from the rear of the building.
Police on arrival reported a female victim was on the second floor at a window on the north side of the house.
The female victim was rescued and removed from the house by 3:47 p.m. by a fire rescue crew. Ambulance 14’s crew met the rescue crew as they brought the female victim outside the house, and transported the female patient to Northwest Community Hospital, where she was listed in stable condition.
ComEd reported they remotely disconnected the meter and requested confirmation from a fire crew at the scene.
The fire was reported knocked by a fire suppression crew by 3:49 p.m. and a primary search of the building was completed by 3:49 p.m.
Fire damage was contained to one room in the basement, but there was smoke damage in the rest of the house.
Glenview Engine 8’s crew responded about 4:37 p.m. to a car on Whitegate Drive near Cathy Lane. The Glenview engine crew, which was standing by in a Mount Prospect Fire Station, extinguished a fire in the engine compartment of the car about 10 blocks west of the house fire rescue.
Car fire on Whitegate Drive west of Cathy Lane in Mount Prospect with Glenview Engine 8, while Mount Prospect firefighters working at a house fire about 10 blocks away.
FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …
ENGINE(S): E14 E12 E13
RIT: BC ?? T ??
CHIEF(S): BC3 300 302
EMS: A14 A13
CODE 4 AT 3:40 PM
ENGINE(S): Elk Grove Township E11
TRUCK(S): Des Plaines T63
EMS: Elk Grove Township A11
CHIEF(S): 301 Des Plaines BC61
SPECIAL: Rehab 12 Cooling Bus
STAGING: Main Street north and south of scene
CHANGE OF QUARTERS: Mount Prospect A1, Glenview E8, Rolling Meadows E15
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