Deerfield police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:57 AM Tuesday December 26, 2017 to a report of a house fire at 1505 Garden Court Deerfield, Il. During their response to the house fire several units reported seeing a header, which prompted the Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Battalion Chief to upgrade the response to a working fire response by 12:02 p.m.
Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Battalion Chief 51 on arrival reported heavy fire blowing through a garage, and the family room, and the attic by 12:03 p.m. Wind was west at about 8-12 MPH with an air temperature of 5°F to 7°F, and a Wind Chill of -8°F to -9°F.
Battalion Chief 51 reported three lines were putting water on the fire by 12:11 p.m.
The battalion chief requested a Box Alarm by 12:19 p.m.
A primary and secondary search was completed by 12:41 p.m.
No injuries were initially reported, and the Box Alarm was struck out about 12:41 p.m.
The well-progressed fire was extinguished rapidly, especially considering the weather conditions firefighters were facing.
VIDEO SOURCE: Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD
— LRFPD (@LincolnshireFD) December 26, 2017
FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …
ENGINE(S): E53 Northbrook E10 Buffalo Grove E26
TRUCK(S): Wheeling T24
RIT: BC ?? T ??
CHIEF(S): BC51 BC24
EMS: A19 A24
WORKING FIRE AT 12:03 PM
ENGINE(S): Wheeling E42
TRUCK(S): Deerfield T20
EMS: A10 (Rehab) Buffalo Grove A26 (RIT)
CHIEF(S): Deerfield 2000 5100 5101 Countryside Chief
CHANGE OF QUARTERS: ??
STRUCK OUT AT 1:19:32 PM
BOX UNITS ASSIGNED AT 12:19 PM …
ENGINE(S): Highland Park Fire Department
Palatine Fire Department
Lake Bluff Fire Department
TRUCK(S): Wauconda Fire District
SQUAD(S): Gurnee Fire Department (RIT)
EMS: Mount Prospect Fire Department (RIT)
CHIEF(S): Libertyville Fire Department (RIT), Lake Forest Fire Department
SPECIAL: MESS Canteen, Rehab 51
CHANGE OF QUARTERS: ??
RIT = Rapid Intervention Team
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