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Extra Alarm Fire at Fox Valley Ice Arena, South Kirk Rd Geneva — Fire Quickly Brought Under Control

Sun September 24 2017 7:20 am
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Geneva police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:48 AM Sunday September 24, 2017 to a report of a fire at Fox Valley Ice arena, 1996 South Kirk Rd Geneva, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics arrived to find smoke showing from the Fox Valley Ice Arena.

MABAS Division 13 Box Alarm on Box #2921 for a structure fire Fox Valley Ice Arena.

Firefighters reported access to the room that was involved with fire, and reported making progress by 6:55 AM.

The extra alarm response was struck out by 7:06 a.m.

Firefighters reported a compressor burned up inside the building. Ice rink chillers are constructed with compressors as part of the refrigeration process for the ice rink control system. Initially, there was no confirmation that the compressor was involved with the main ice-making process.

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ENGINE(S): Elburn E302, Fermilab, North Aurora, South Elgin, Bartlett

TRUCK(S): Batavia Fire Department
Wheaton Fire Department

SQUAD(S): Batavia Fire Department
Wheaton Fire Department

EMS: St Charles M152, Elburn FPD Ambulance

CHIEF(S): BC5 West Chicago Chief 6, North Aurora FPD
South Elgin & Countryside FPD
West Chicago FPD
Sugar Grove FPD
West Chicago Safety Officer
Carol Stream Safety Officer

SPECIAL: Batavia Cascade/Rehab

CHANGE OF QUARTERS: Winfield Engine, Elgin Truck, Sugar Grove Engine, Fox River Medic

STAGING: Strikers Fox Valley Soccer Club parking lot.

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