VIDEO FROM WEDNESDAY: Firefighting and roof operations involving the near-north building at the extra-alarm fire on McIntosh Court in Prospect Heights, also showing heavy fire in the northwest corner of the near-north building (CARDINAL NEWS).
Prospect Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:03 PM Thursday July 19, 2018 to a report of a re-kindle at the extra alarm fire site at River Trails Condominium, 848 Mcintosh Ct Prospect Heights, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that fire was showing again at the site of the extra alarm fire from Wednesday, July 18, 2018.
Report of a re-kindle. Setting up tower ladder to evaluate the hot spot. Re-kindle is the term from a fire that is extinguished that re-start or “flares up”. A re-kindle is a normal occurrence after a major fire.
VIDEO FROM WEDNESDAY: Aerial stream operations at the south building about 7:50 p.m. at the southeast corner of the building with the building deluged by five aerial streams from Glenview, Buffalo Grove, Skokie, Libertyville, and Prospect Heights (CARDINAL NEWS).
FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …
TRUCK(S): TL9 Des Plaines TL61
EMS: Wheeling A24
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Investigators say the massive fire at the condo complex in northwest suburban Prospect Heights was accidental. They say they are looking into claims the fire was caused by a child playing with fire.