CARDINAL EMERGENCIES: Fire Scanner and Citizen Witness Reports for Monday, October 29 2018


MON OCT 29 2018 ~10:35 PM Chicago Fire Department Apartment Fire/Working Fire 2801 S Union Ave Chicago, IL Report of an apartment fire. BC2 reports a 3-story ordinary, 25×100 with a small fire on the third floor. [INCIDENT MAP]

TUE OCT 30 2018 ~4:04 PM Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Fatal House Fire/Working Fire 635 Sussex Lane Crystal Lake, IL Report of a house fire with flames showing on the south side of the house. Male victim found just inside the front door. Man transported Advanced Life Support to Northwestern Medicine Huntley Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Dog rescued from the house. 2 police officer treated for minor smoke inhalation. [INCIDENT MAP]

MON OCT 29 2018 ~1:32 PM Arlington Heights Fire Department Attached Garage Fire/Working Fire 317 South Evergreen Avenue Arlington Heights, IL A public works crew driving by reported an attached garage with flames and smoke visible. First crew on arrival reports smoke showing from the garage. Call upgraded to a Working Fire Response by 1:39 pm. Fire knocked by 1:44 pm. [INCIDENT MAP]

MON OCT 29 2018 ~11:38 AM Morris FPD BELOW GRADE TECHNICAL RESCUE/BOX ALARM 1900 Mountain Rd Morris, IL Morris, IL MABAS Division 15 Box Alarm on Box #TECH RESCUE for a man trapped up to his waist in a trench collapse. Helicopter on standby. [INCIDENT MAP]

MON OCT 29 2018 ~10:56 AM Chicago Fire Department Personal Injury Crash Touhy Ave and Caldwell Chicago, IL Report of a crash with injuries. [INCIDENT MAP]

MON OCT 29 2018 ~10:19 AM Arlington Heights Fire Department Outside Gas Leak Jule St and Dryden Ave Arlington Heights, IL [INCIDENT MAP]

MON OCT 29 2018 ~9:52 AM Zion Fire-Rescue Department Commercial Building Fire/Working Fire 1701 Kenosha Rd Zion, IL Report of activated alarms and sprinklers and smoke in the building at Zion Quick Mart Phillips 66. Requesting Still Alarm 18-1 at 9:51 am. Newport, Beach Park, Gurnee mutual aid. Southbound Kenosha Road at Route 173 (Rosecrans Rd) shut down. [INCIDENT MAP]

MON OCT 29 2018 ~7:11 AM Chicago Fire Department Man in Machinery/Pin-in Response 1909 N Clifton Ave Chicago, IL Man trapped in machinery. Reported DOA at General Iron Industries. [INCIDENT MAP]

MON OCT 29 2018 ~6:06 AM Highland Park Fire Department Personal Injury Crash/Vehicle Fire/Citizens’ Rescue 42.158519, -87.805762 (Route 41 and Skokie Valley Rd Highland Park, IL) Report of a crash with injuries and a vehicle fire on the on-ramp from Skokie Valley Rd to SB Route 41. Citizens rescue driver out of burning vehicle. Police report vehicle fully-engulfed with flames by 6:10 am. Crew on arrival reports a large car van fully-involved. [INCIDENT MAP]

MON OCT 29 2018 ~5:40 AM Round Lake FPD Odor Investigation/Working Fire 1904 N Route 83 Round Lake Beach, IL Report of an inside odor of something burning at Starbucks. [INCIDENT MAP]

MON OCT 29 2018 ~4:11 AM Chicago Fire Department HOUSE FIRE/Working Fire 7115 S Ellis Ave Chicago, IL Report of a house fire. E47 on arrival reports reports a fire in a 1 1/2-story house. BC23 reports 2 lines on the fire, roof ventilated by 4:18 am. Fire still blowing out the second floor at 4:21 am. Main body of fire knocked by 4:25 am. [INCIDENT MAP]

MON OCT 29 2018 ~4:20 AM Chicago Fire Department Person Shot/Expressway Shooting Inbound Dan Ryan Expressway and Marquette Rd Chicago, IL IDOT on scene with a person shot on inbound Dan Ryan (6700S). Chevy minivan near left shoulder with three victims. One male age 27 with multiple GSW in legs. Two others hurt by debris. [INCIDENT MAP]



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Note: Reports are early reports involving breaking news, which may contain inaccurate information before confirmation from official sources. Dates, times and LOCATIONS (addresses, etc.) are NOT official and are subject to corrections or updates, which may or may not be completed on this page. Beginning October 21, 2018, Cardinal News began publishing an emergency incident page “FIRE LIVE AND ARCHIVE” for consolidating select incidents in Chicagoland for each day. Reports are generated from emergency radio communications, official public safety (e.g. Twitter accounts, press releases official sound bytes, etc.), and citizen witness reports. Incidents reported without sources noted are generated from emergency radio communications. The most recent incidents are posted at the top of the page during the day. New Incidents on THIS PAGE (in beta) are ENTERED THROUGHOUT THE DAY, and SOME NEW INCIDENTS may be ENTERED on this page after the initial publish date as follow-up for the day’s incidents.

E = Engine, T = Ladder Truck, TL = Tower Ladder, Q = Quint, SQD = Squad, BC = Battalion Chief, A = Ambulance, M = Medic, Box Alarm = Extra group of equipment & crews during major emergency (followed by 2nd through 5th level, Interdivisional Box for escalation), Still & Box Alarm = Extra group of equipment in Chicago (followed by 2-11 through 5-11 alarm, Interdivisional Box for escalation), EMS Plan = Extra group of ambulances during major emergency (Plans 1 through 3 for escalation), ALS = Advanced Life Support, BLS = Basic Life Support, Code Green = Non-urgent illness or injury, Code Yellow = Non-life-threatening injury or illness but observed for worsening condition, Code Red = Immediate Advanced Life Support required for possible life-threatening illness or injury, Code Black = Deceased, Level I Trauma Center = Hospital capable of total patient care in emergency (/traumacenter), TRT = Technical Rescue Team (e.g., high-angle, confined space, underground or below grade operations), MABAS = Mutual Aid Box Alarm System, Task Force = Special response in disaster or major emergency

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