Extra Alarm Townhouse Fire on Oak Knoll Court Near Williamsburg Dr and Meacham Rd, Schaumburg

Townhouse fire damage on Oak Knoll Court Schaumburg

Schaumburg police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:20 AM Saturday August 12, 2017 to a report of an attached garage fire at a townhouse/condominium, 217 Oak Knoll Court Schaumburg, Il. The townhouse/condo building is located in the Lexington Green neighborhood west of Olympic Park in Schaumburg. Initially, no injuries were reported.

A Schaumburg fire crew on arrival by 3:25 a.m. reported a fully-involved garage fire, and upgraded the call to a working fire response.

Squad 55’s crew completed a primary search of the building, while engine crew members had two lines on the fire by 3:38 a.m.

Battalion Chief 5 reported crews were making good progress by 3:44 a.m. but that the roof collapsed over the attached garage.

There was report at 3:44 a.m. that no residents were injured.

A MABAS Box Alarm was activated just before 4:00 a.m.

Initially, there was no extension of fire beyond the garage fire discovered by 3:44 a.m.

Crews were monitoring for air quality and preparing for overhaul by 4:34 a.m. Squad 55’s were operating their air quality meter to check for safe conditions to all removal of firefighters’ self-contained breathing apparatus while inside the building. An interior crew reported air quality was good by 4:42 a.m.

Townhouse fire damage on Oak Knoll Court SchaumburgTownhouse fire damage on Oak Knoll Court Schaumburg Saturday morning, August 12, 2017 (PHOTO CREDIT: Tim and Tara Monsen).

FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …

ENGINE(S): E52 E54

TRUCK(S): T52

SQUAD(S): SQD55

CHIEF(S): BC5

EMS: A52A ??

CODE 4 (WORKING FIRE) AT 3:25 AM

ENGINE(S): E51

TRUCK(S): T53

SQUAD(S): SQD55A

EMS: A54 A51 A53

CHIEF(S): 502 501

CHANGE OF QUARTERS: Rolling Meadows E16, Schaumburg E3

MABAS Division 1 Box Alarm on Box #1 for a structure fire

BOX UNITS ASSIGNED (3:59 AM) …

ENGINE(S): Streamwood Fire Department E33
Hanover Park Fire Department
Roselle Fire Department

TRUCK(S): Hoffman Estates Fire Department TL22
Elk Grove Village Fire Department Q7

SQUAD(S): Carol Stream FPD

RIT: Palatine Fire Department Chief
Palatine Engine
Itasca FPD Truck
(Elk Grove Engine 10 and Chief? also?)

EMS: Bloomingdale FPD

CHIEF(S): 500

SPECIAL: Hoffman Estates ISO, Salvation Army

CHANGE OF QUARTERS: Palatine E84

STAGING: Williamsburg off of Oak Knoll

STRUCK OUT AT 5:05 AM on orders of Deputy Chief 502.

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