LaSalle County Sheriff’s deputies and Utica firefighter/paramedics responded about 5:29 AM Tuesday January 2, 2018 to a report of a fire at the “Grand Bear Lodge,” 2643 Il Rt 178 Grand Bear, North Utica, Il . LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office and firefighter/paramedics received a report that flames and smoke were visible from the banquet and water park area of the Grand Bear Resort.
Guests at the resort were evacuated from their rooms, and many sheltered for warmth in their vehicles. There were no initial reports of injuries.
A MABAS Division 25 Box Alarm (3rd Level) on Box #102 and #602 for a structure fire at “Grand Bear Lodge” was activated at 5:52 a.m. The fire was reported to be in the Water Park area.
— ABC 7 Chicago (@ABC7Chicago) January 2, 2018
WATCH LIVE: Large fire reported at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort in North Utica https://t.co/zg9FVxJdsa
— WGN TV News (@WGNNews) January 2, 2018
— ChicagoBreaking (@ChicagoBreaking) January 2, 2018
BOX UNITS ASSIGNED (5:52 a.m.) …
ENGINE(S): Troy Grove, Grand Ridge, Peru, Cedar Point, Tonica, Naplate, Spring Valley, Earlville
TENDER(S): Wallace, Grand Ridge, Peru, Marseilles, Cedar Point, Oglesby, Troy Grove, Spring Valley, Earlville
CHIEF(S): Wallace, Ottawa, Peru,
SPECIAL: Streator Truck (unavailable), Mendota Truck, MABAS 25 Air Bus
CHANGE OF QUARTERS: Standard Fire
STAGING: Utica Fire Department
4TH ALARM #102 AT 07:28 AM
5TH ALARM #602
ENGINE(S): Standar, Ladd, Serena
TENDER(S): Lostant, Sheridan, Ladd
CHANGE OF QUARTERS: Grandville
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