Bartlett police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 1:57 AM Tuesday July 3, 2018 to a report of a vehicle fire threatening a home, with possible explosions or fireworks also reported, near Petersdorf Road and Schick Road Bartlett, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics initially received a report of a vehicle fire threatening a home at a Petersdorf Road address just south of Schick Road. A caller reported the possibility of explosions or fireworks at the scene.
At about 2:03 a.m. Engine 2’s fire crew reported there were two different fire scene locations — the second location about half-a-block of the original location. Firefighters reported vehicle fires at two different addresses.
Engine 2’s crew on arrival reported two cars on fire in the driveway of 5N368 or 5N360 Petersdorf Road.
Apparently, it was learned that a third vehicle was on fire on 29W 435 Shick Road, as firefighters sized up their incident(s). The Schick Road location had no exposure problems.
Tender 2’s crew also reported they had water on the fire where two vehicles were burning on a driveway on Petersdorf Road.
Engine 3’s crew was able extinguish the vehicle fire on Schick Road north of the initial fire call with only their one crew. Vehicles at both fire scenes were extinguished by 2:15 a.m.
Ultimately, no damage was reported to either home where the burned out vehicles were parked.
The vehicle fires are considered suspicious and are under investigation.
Vehicle fires on Petersdorf Road south of Schick Road (SOURCE: Bartlett Fire Protection District).
FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …
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TENDER(S) TNDR2 TNDR3? TNDR5 TNDR21
CHIEF(S): BC3 Chief1 Assistant 1, Deputy 28
EMS: M1 M2
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