CARDINAL EMERGENCIES: Fire Scanner and Citizen Witness Reports for Saturday, October 27 2018


SAT OCT 27 2018 ~9:16 PM Chicago Fire Department Apartment Fire Fire/Working Fire/Still and Box/211 Alarm 6142 S Campbell Ave Chicago, IL Report of an apartment fire. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT OCT 27 2018 ~9:12 PM Chicago Fire Department APARTMENT FIRE/Working Fire 3512 W Monroe Chicago, IL Multiple calls of flames and smoke showing from an apartment building. BC18 reports one line on the fire, second line going to the roof, and primary search underway by 9:23 pm. BC18 reports the fire is out by 9:32 pm. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT OCT 27 2018 ~2:14 PM Broadview Fire Department EMS PLAN 2/BOX ALARM 25th Ave and Roosevelt Rd Broadview, IL MABAS Division 20 Box Alarm on Box #199 for a crash with multiple injuries. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT OCT 27 2018 ~11:51 PM Wauconda Fire District Extrication Crash Route 59 and Anderson Rd Wauconda, IL Wauconda, IL Wauconda, IL Crash with entrapment on Route 59 just north of Anderson Rd in Wauconda Township. BC34 on arrival reports two vehicles with heavy damage and one vehicle out in a field. Patient extricated by 12:06 pm. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT OCT 27 2018 ~4:37 AM Chicago Fire Department ROWHOUSE FIRE/Working Fire 723 W Buckingham Pl Chicago, IL Report of a fire on the third floor of a 2 1/2-story single-family frame, 25×75. Small fire, hoarder conditions in a row house. Primary search complete and negative with ground ladders on Side A and Side D by 4:53 am. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT OCT 27 2018 ~4:10 AM Chicago Fire Department Person Shot/GSW 2659 W 22nd St Chicago, IL Report of a man shot in the ankle. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT OCT 27 2018 ~4:09 AM Chicago Fire Department Alley Garage Fire 5719 W Huron Ave Chicago, IL Report of fire in a 20×20 frame residential garage, BC18 reports an issue here about 7 or 8 times. Also calls for other addresses with no fire prior to this located address with a confirmed fire. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT OCT 27 2018 ~4:05 AM Chicago Fire Department Person Shot/GSW 909 S Independence Blvd Chicago, IL Report of a woman at Cicero and Roosevelt that was shot in the back, says shooting occurred at 909 S Independence Blvd (about 1.5 mile away). Transported to Stroger. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT OCT 27 2018 ~4:02 AM CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT MULTIPLE INJURY CRASH/EMS PLAN I Congress Pkwy and Clark St CHICAGO, IL Multiple injury crash with an EMS Plan 1 requested by Aerial Tower 1. BC1 reports a two car crash with multiple victims. Five people being transported and 1 medical refusal. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT OCT 27 2018 ~3:20 AM Chicago Fire Department Person Shot/GSW 23rd Pl and Rockwell St Chicago, IL Man shot in the leg, transported to Mount Sinai, listed stable. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT OCT 27 2018 ~1:51 AM CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT Porch Collapse/STILL AND BOX/EMS Plan 1 2940 W Lyndale St CHICAGO, IL Report of a small porch 6’x6′ pulled away from a 2 1/2-story frame. Initially two people reported injured. A3 order an EMS Plan 1 by 2:01 am. Four transports — 3 listed serious, 1 listed serious-critical. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT OCT 27 2018 ~12:25 AM Chicago Fire Department Person Shot/GSW 3900 W Gladys Ave Chicago, IL Woman shot after a fight with another woman. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT OCT 27 2018 ~12:15 AM Chicago Fire Department Person Shot/GSW 3900 W Garfield Bvd Chicago, IL Woman shot on Garvield Blvd near Western Ave. [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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