Hoffman Estates police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:22 AM Monday January 8, 2018 to a report of basement fire with at 1983 Dunmore Place Hoffman Estates, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of a basement fire.
Engine 22 crew on arrival reports nothing showing from a 2-story multi-family residence, but evacuation by 3:28 a.m.
Engine 22’s crew was assigned a second hose line, and Ambulance 24’s crew was assigned search operations by 3:38 a.m.
Firefighters outside the building reported some smoke coming out the front of the building (Alpha side) and the patio door on the rear side (Charlie side). The report help interior firefighters locate the fire.
An interior fire crew reported they’re searching for the fire in low heat conditions by 3:38 a.m.
The fire was declared out by 3:40 a.m.
One fire victim was possibly affected by smoke, but was treated an released at the scene. A firefighter also suffered an injury that is initially believed to be minor.
There was an all clear on the primary search declared on the lower level, first floor,and second floor by 3:44 a.m. Firefighters rescued three cats, but found another cat that had died during their search of the home in smoke conditions.
Firefighters were checking for extension of smoke in adjacent units and were working on ventilation by 3:47 a.m.
Firefighters declared the secondary search complete and negative by 3:58 AM.
PAR by 3:58 a.m. determined all firefighters were safe.
The fire is under investigation.
FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …
ENGINE(S): E22 E21 E24
RIT: BC ?? T ??
EMS: A21 A24
WORKING FIRE (CODE 4) AT 03:30 AM
ENGINE(S): E23 Streamwood E33
EMS: A23 Schaumburg A54
CHIEF(S): 600 601 602 (Safety)
CHANGE OF QUARTERS: Barrington-Countryside Engine, Elgin Engine, Elk Grove Engine, Hanover Park Ambulance M15
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