Des Plaines police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 12:23 PM Friday January 26, 2018 to a report of a house fire that was initially reported as an unknown medical problem at 12:21 p.m, 539 Westmere Rd Des Plaines, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics responded to a report of a house fire that was initially reported as an unknown medical problem at 12:21 p.m.
Ambulance 63’s crew on arrival reported a fully-involved garage fire with extension to the second floor by 12:25 p.m.
Engine 63’s crew on arrival reported a split-level with a well-involved garage that has extended into the house at 12:26 p.m.
Tower Ladder 63’s crew took the front of the building.
Crew reports wind out of the south with smoke and flames blowing toward crews.
Fire was also discovered in the basement by 12:43 p.m.
Fire was knocked by 12:57 p.m. with primary search complete on all three floors, secondary search complete on the second floor and secondary search underway on other two floors by 12:57 p.m.
FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …
ENGINE(S): E63 E61 Mount Prospect E12
TRUCK(S): TL61 TL63
RIT: BC ?? T ??
EMS: A63 A61 Mount Prospect A12
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