Mount Prospect Firefighters Rescue Woman from House Fire on Main St Near Shabonee Trail, Mount Prospect

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 Mount Prospect with Glenview Engine 8Car 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.


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

LIVE TRAFFIC MAP of neighborhood to a report of smoke in a house in the block of 500 South Main Street Mount Prospect, Il …

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