CARDINAL EMERGENCIES: Fire Scanner and Citizen Witness Reports for Sunday, October 28 2018


SUN OCT 28 2018 ~9:23 PM Arlington Heights Fire Department Activated Fire Alarm/Burning Odor/Code 3 304 East Hintz Road Arlington Heights, IL Activated Fire Alarm with firefighters reporting an odor of something burning while investigating inside. Call elevated to a Code 3 by 9:35 pm. Possibly a furnace belt that burned up. Firefighters going to work ventilating by 9:43 pm. [INCIDENT MAP]

SUN OCT 28 2018 ~4:30 PM Chicago Fire Department Grocery Store Fire/Working Fire 4156 W 63rd St Chicago, IL Report of a fire in the basement of a grocery store. BC16 reports a 1-story grocery store, 50×50, with smoke in the store that is closed (after hours). [INCIDENT MAP]

SUN OCT 28 2018 ~2:14 AM Chicago Fire Department Person Shot/GSW Maplewood Ave and 62nd St Chicago, IL Report of two people shot. Male, age 16, shot in chest and left shoulder; transported to University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. Male, age 19, took himself to Holy Cross Hospital with GSW to the foot — condition stabilized. Shots were fired from a silver sedan. [INCIDENT MAP]

SUN OCT 28 2018 ~1:05 PM East Joliet FPD Person Shot/GSW 506 Fox St Joliet, IL Report of a man shot on the street in unincorporated Joliet (Will County), and transported to Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox. [INCIDENT MAP]

SUN OCT 28 2018 ~1:05 AM Chicago Fire Department Person Shot/GSW 600 W Roosevelt Rd Chicago, IL Report of a man and woman with gunshot wounds to the legs. Male transported to Stroger; female transported to Northwestern. Offender(s) fled in black 4-door sedan northbound on Jefferson. [INCIDENT MAP]

SUN OCT 28 2018 ~12:27 AM Chicago Fire Department Person Shot/GSW Peoria St and 60th St Chicago, IL Report of two people shot (detected by ShotSpotter) on Peoria St near 60th St. Paramedics responded to wounded woman at scene; male took himself to St Bernard Hospital, 364 W 64th St. [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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