Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 1:32 PM Monday October 29, 2018 an attached garage fire at 317 South Evergreen Avenue Arlington Heights, Il. A public works employee driving by a house at the northeast corner of Evergreen Avenue and Grove Street reported an attached garage with flames and smoke visible.
The first fire crew on arrival reported smoke showing from the garage. The call was upgraded to a Working Fire Response by 1:39 p.m. and the fire was knocked by 1:44 p.m.
Engine 2’s crew led out from the front of the house on Grove Street. Engine 3’s crew was ready with a second hose line in the front yard. Firefighters checked for extension of the fire into the breezeway and house, and reported there was no extension.
The public works employee made sure the resident was evacuated from the house, and the resident was safely evacuated the house with a dog before firefighters arrived. No injuries were reported.
The early action of the public works employee likely prevented a much more serious fire.
FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …
ENGINE(S): E2 E3
EMS: A2 A ??
E = Engine, T = Ladder Truck, TL = Tower Ladder, Q = Quint, SQD = Squad, BC = Battalion Chief, A = Ambulance
CODE 4 AT 01:39 PM
ENGINE(S): E15 RIT
TRUCK(S): Palatine TL85
RIT: BC ?? E15 T ??
CHIEF(S): 100 102 104? 105?
CHANGE OF QUARTERS: Glenview Engine (Prospect Heights unavailable)
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