UPDATE: A dog and two were killed in a house fire that Hoffman Estates firefighters quickly extinguished. First firefighters on the scene were assigned to a primary search inside the smoke-filled house and immediately found an unconscious dog. The dog was immediately removed to the front yard, where firefighters attempted to resuscitate the dog. Efforts to save the dog were unsuccessful. Later two birds were found dead in their cages.
The fire resulted in $150,000 in damage to the home. Residents were not home when the fire occurred.
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Hoffman Estates police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:27 PM Friday December 15, 2017 to a report of a house fire at 540 Bode Rd Hoffman Estates, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of a house fire with smoke coming from vent.
The first fire crew on arrival reported a single-family home with smoke showing by 2:30 p.m.
Engine 21’s crew was immediately pulling a pre-connect though the front door.
An interior crew found a dog during search, and immediately brought the dog outside and performed medical help for the dog.
The fire was located in the front, left corner of the house.
The fire was declared knocked by 2:39 PM.
The fire was declared out by 2:51 p.m.
FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …
ENGINE(S): E22 E21 E23
RIT: BC ?? T ??
EMS: A23 A24
WORKING FIRE/CODE 4 AT 02:32 PM
ENGINE(S): E24 Streamwood E33
EMS: A23 A54
CHIEF(S): 600 601 602
CHANGE OF QUARTERS:
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