CARDINAL EMERGENCIES: Fire Scanner and Citizen Witness Reports for Wednesday, October 24 2018


WED OCT 24 2018 ~8:57 PM CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT 5 PEOPLE SHOT/EMS PLAN I 6246 S King Dr CHICAGO, IL CHICAGO, IL 5 people shot (age range 22-49) near the Green Line Station on King Drive. A55 transported one male, age 49, Code Red with 2 GSWs to UOC. A70 transported one male, age 43, Code Red with gunshot wounds to the back to UOC. A?? transported on male Code Red with GSWs to the back to UOC. A?? transported one male Code Red with GSWs to the back. A?? transported one male with graze shot wound to the thigh. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED OCT 24 2018 ~6:05 PM Batavia Fire Department Extrication Crash Nelson Rd and Main Street Road Batavia, IL Extrication crash on Nelson Lake Rd just south of Main Street Rd. Flight for Life requested. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED OCT 24 2018 ~5:20 PM Sugar Grove FPD Personal Injury Crash Route 47 and Park Ave Sugar Grove, IL Report of a crash with injuries. Crash scene cleared. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED OCT 24 2018 ~3:56 PM Monee Township FPD TOWNHOUSE FIRE/BOX ALARM 6004 Bush Court, IL Monee, IL MABAS Division 27 Box Alarm on Box #1212 for a townhouse fire. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED OCT 24 2018 ~2:30 PM Chicago Fire Department Vehicle Fire 41.673812, -87.600810 (I-94 SB and 120th St Chicago, IL) Vehicle fire on the shoulder of the southbound lanes of the Bishop Ford Freeway. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED OCT 24 2018 ~2:25 PM Zion Fire-Rescue Department Person Shot/GSW 26th St and Galilee Ave Zion, IL Report of a person shot; suspect at large fled in a black Ford Explorer. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED OCT 24 2018 ~1:43 PM Highland Park Fire Department Activated Fire Alarm/Dryer Fire in House/Working Fire 254 Hazel Ave Highland Park, IL Report of a dryer fire; BC33 upgrades to a Code 4, working fire response by 1:47 pm. Fire out by 1:54 pm; extra companies returned and change of quarters companies continue to their assignments. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED OCT 24 2018 ~10:12 AM Streamwood Fire Department Small Classroom Fire/Sprinkler System Evacuated 701 W Schaumburg Rd Streamwood, IL Streamwood, IL Activated Fire Alarm. Fire on a chemistry lab table. Command reports by 10:18 am that sprinklers activated on the Charlie side, second floor. Schaumburg Rd command reported a fire in a classroom and the fire is out by 10:27 am. One student injured during evacuation, but not directly related to the classroom fire. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED OCT 24 2018 ~7:40 AM Barrington Fire Department Smoke Investigation 216 S Northwest Highway Barrington, IL Report of smoke in the building at Barrington Animal Hospital. Most extra companies returned by 7:49 am. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED OCT 24 2018 ~6:57 AM Chicago Fire Department HOUSE FIRE/Working Fire 1425 W 71st St Chicago, IL Report of a house with a fire in the basement. BC19 reports a 2-1/2-story frame, 25×50, they have a fire. T20 Side A. BC19 reports smoke coming out of the basement, and smoke coming out of the eaves of the roof, forcing entry, leading out, main to the roof by 7:00 am. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED OCT 24 2018 ~6:06 AM Maple Park FPD Apartment House/BOX ALARM 248 Green St Maple Park, IL MABAS Division 6 Box Alarm on Box #4100 for a apartment house fire with smoke showing from the apartment and flames showing from the garage. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED OCT 24 2018 ~5:00 AM Calumet City Fire Department Person Shot/GSW 1600 Torrence Ave Calumet City, IL Report of a person shot. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED OCT 24 2018 ~4:06 AM Chicago Fire Department Rear Porches Fire/Working Fire 937 W 51st St Chicago, IL Report of a fire in rear porches at a 2-story brick 2-flat. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED OCT 24 2018 ~2:30 AM Chicago Fire Department Multiple Vehicle Fires Washington Blvd and Hoyne Ave Chicago, IL Report of an auto fire with a vehicle on each side also burning in alley in block of 2100 West Washington Blvd between Washington and Warren. Initially not considered a criminal act. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED OCT 24 2018 ~1:05 AM Chicago Fire Department HOUSE FIRE/Working Fire 56th St and Racine Ave Chicago, IL Report of a house fire with a fire victim. E116 on arrival reports a 1 1/2-story frame fully-involved (front of house). Female, age 56, wheelchair-bound, suffered burns and smoke inhalation, critically injured. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED OCT 24 2018 ~12:38 AM Waukegan Fire Department House Fire/Working Fire 534 S Martin Luther King Jr Ave Waukegan, IL Report of a house fire. BC1 arrives on arrival reports a 2-story house with a fully-involved east side porch. House was already boarded up. [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.

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