Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:07 PM Sunday December 31, 2017 to a report of an townhouse fire with fire blowing out a window of a condemned unit, 1184 East Cunningham Drive Palatine, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of a townhouse fire with fire blowing out a window of a condemned unit.
Police on arrival report flames coming from a unit window by 8:11 p.m.
Engine 82’s crew on arrival reported fire showing from the left side of the building, and they reported they were going to work with a pre-connect hose line by 8:12 p.m..
A crew was leading out with a second line to the fire by 8:14 p.m.
Tower Ladder 85’s crew was assigned to set up ground ladders around the building.
The first interior crew (Engine 82?) was hitting the fire on the second floor by 8:21 p.m.
Engine 82 had a positive water supply by 8:22 p.m.
A primary search was underway by 8:23 p.m.
At 8:24 p.m. the interior crew reported multiple rooms on fire and requested a crew to be ready for ventilation when they ask for it. Tower Ladder 85’s crew was assigned for ventilation.
Quint 83 was interior with A4 interior with primary search underway by 8:25 p.m.
The fire was reported under control on the second floor with Tower Ladder 85’s crew assigned to start ventilating by 8:26 p.m.
Battalion Chief 8’s summary at 8:27 PM: Two lines on the fire, building is laddered, ventilation is in progress, primary search complete, crews working ongoing searches on second floor and basement.
An interior crew reported a hole in the floor, fire under control and the building ready for ventilation by 8:27 p.m.
Arlington Heights Engine 4’s crew was with Engine 82’s crew on the backup line — reported at 8:30 p.m.
An interior crew reported the secondary search in the basement and first floor was all clear by 8:38 p.m.
Battalion Chief 8 summary at 8:38 PM: Fire is out, secondary searches are complete, crews completing overhaul and ventilation.
No injuries reported.
FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …
ENGINE(S): E81 E82
TRUCK(S): QUINT83 TL85
SQUAD(S): SQD85 (Reserve SQD82)
RIT: BC ?? T ??
EMS: A83 Palatine A4
CODE 4 AT 8:10 PM
ENGINE(S): E84 Palatine E4
CHIEF(S): 800? 801? 1500?
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