Chimney fire at house on East Euclid Avenue near Beverly Avenue Arlington Heights.
Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:49 PM Wednesday December 27, 2017 to a report of smoke coming from a chimney after the fire was put out., 820 East Euclid Avenue Arlington Heights, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of smoke coming from a chimney after the fire was put out.
Crew on arrival reports nothing showing from the exterior of the house. Smoke was eventually showing from the roof and a vent pipe at the southeast corner of the house.
E2 crew reports a fireplace at the back of the house with light smoke coming around the chimney — no visible fire. Companies checking for extension.
Firefighters got on the roof and inspected the chimney and removed some fascia. A crew inside the kitchen also pulled away an interior wall which vented smoke in the kitchen.
Initially firefighters extinguished the fire with a fire extinguisher, but eventually soaked the fire after pulling away the wall.
The fire response was elevated to a working fire response at about 12:19 a.m.
Mutual aid companies were released about 12:53 p.m.
Nicor and the Village of Arlington Heights Building Department were also called to the scene.
FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …
ENGINE(S): E2 E4
RIT: BC ?? T ??
EMS: A2 A ??
WORKING FIRE AT 12:19 AM
ENGINE(S): E3 Prospect Heights E9
TRUCK(S): Mount Prospect TL13
CHIEF(S): 102 105
STAGING: Euclid Ave and Dryden Ave
CHANGE OF QUARTERS: Palatine Quint 83
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