Streamwood police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:50 AM Thursday July 12, 2018 to a report of black smoke from the roof of a house at 304 Huntington Drive Streamwood, Il . Battalion Chief 9 reported seeing a smoke header while responding, and requested a Code 4 “Working Fire” response by 9:52 a.m., then a Box Alarm to 2nd Level at 10:18 a.m.
Battalion Chief 9 on arrival reported a fire on the roof. The house is a 2-story home facing east. The fire was initially reported as a Sarasota Drive address.
Primary search for victims was assigned by 9:56 a.m. to Hoffman Estates Tower Ladder 22, with the crew entering the building for primary search and rescue with no hose line.
Engine 31’s crew was assigned by 9:57 a.m. to pass Tower Ladder 22 on the street, and reverse lay from the tower up to the hydrant.
Engine 31’s was assigned to extinguishment of the fire. Engine 33’s crew was assigned to secondary water supply by 9:57 a.m.
Hoffman Estates Engine 22’s crew was assigned to RIT (Rapid Intervention Team) by 9:57 a.m. The first ambulance arriving was assigned to stand by for rescue of a possible victim by 9:57 a.m. and the second ambulance assigned to RIT ambulance.
Tower Ladder 22’s crew reported the fire was showing at the rear of the house near the kitchen and the deck. Tower Ladder 22’s crew also reported at 9:59 a.m. that the homeowner said everyone was out of the building.
A 2nd Level MABAS Box Alarm was activated at 10:17 a.m.
The fire was declared under control by 10:29 a.m. with two lines on the fire and all companies working.
The 2nd Level Box Alarm was likely required because of the firefighting operations necessary in the summer heat. Air temperature at O’Hare International Airport at 10:51 a.m. was 84°F with south winds at 12 MPH.
FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …
ENGINE(S): E33 E31 Hoffman Estates E22
TRUCK(S): Hoffman Estates TL22 Schaumburg T53
SQUAD(S): Hanover Park SQD15?
RIT: BC ?? T ??
EMS: A33 A ??
CODE 4 AT 10:52 PM
SQUAD(S): Hanover Park SQD15
CHIEF(S): 900 901
CHANGE OF QUARTERS:
MABAS Division 1 Box Alarm 2nd Level on Box #2 for a structure fire (HOUSE FIRE) … for manpower.
BOX UNITS ASSIGNED at 10:16 AM …
ENGINE(S): Elgin Fire Department
West Dundee Fire Department
Rutland-Dundee Township FPD, South Elgin
TRUCK(S): Schaumburg Fire Department
SQUAD(S): Roselle Fire Department
EMS: Carpentersville & Countryside FPD
CHIEF(S): Elgin Fire Department
Hoffman Estates Fire Department
Schaumburg Fire Department
RIT: Carol Stream FPD Chief, Palatine Rural FPD Ambulance, Carol Stream Engine
SPECIAL: Salvation Army Rehab Unit
CHANGE OF QUARTERS: Itasca E66
STAGING: Wellington and Huntington
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