CARDINAL EMERGENCIES: Fire Scanner and Citizen Witness Reports for Wednesday, October 31 2018

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WED OCT 31 2018 ~7:12 PM Chicago Fire Department Person Shot/GSW 7249 S Ingleside Ave Chicago, IL Report of a person shot and shots fired by the police. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED OCT 31 2018 ~6:18 PM Libertyville Fire Department » Person Hit by a Vehicle 210 Pond Ridge Rd Libertyville, IL Hit-and-Run. Report of a child hit by a vehicle. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED OCT 31 2018 ~12:31 PM Morton Grove Fire Department Personal Injury Crash Oakton Street and Lehigh Morton Grove, IL Report of a crash with injuries. Crew on arrival reports car into a tree; one person still in the vehicle. Eastbound Oakton St and southbound Lehigh Ave backing up. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED OCT 31 2018 ~12:04 PM Lake Zurich Fire Rescue Personal Injury Crash 42.166216, -88.062838 (Route 12 and Quentin Rd Kildeer, IL) Report of a crash with injuries. Eastbound Rand Rd backed up almost to Cuba Rd. Southbound Quentin Rd backed up. Westbound Rand Rd slow. Crash also reported on Waze. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED OCT 31 2018 ~11:28 AM Chicago Fire Department Gas Leak/LEVEL I HAZMAT 816 W Armitage Ave Chicago, IL Natural gas leak. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED OCT 31 2018 ~9:24 AM Romeoville Fire Department Attached Garage Fire/Working Fire 230 Murphy Dr Romeoville, IL Report of an attached garage fire with extension to the house. Garage destroyed. No injuries reported. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED OCT 31 2018 ~8:37 AM Chicago Fire Department APARTMENT FIRE/Working Fire 1535 S St Louis Ave Chicago, IL Chicago, IL Report of a fire in a basement of a vacant 2-story greystone apartment. One line on the fire. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED OCT 31 2018 ~7:18 AM Merrionette Park Fire Department/Chicago Fire Department Pin-in Crash/Rollover Crash 115th St and Fairfield Ave Chicago, IL Report of a pin-in crash. Chicago crew on arrival reports a pin-in with a vehicle on its side and Merrionette Park FD also on the scene at the Chicago-Worth Township border. Female victim trapped; removed by 7:29 am. SQD5 returned. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED OCT 31 2018 ~2:51 AM Chicago Fire Department APARTMENT HOUSE/Working Fire 4856 S Winchester Chicago, IL Report of an apartment house fire. E123 on arrival reports a little smoke showing. BC6 reports a 2-1/2-story frame, 25×100, two lines led out, ladder on Side B, two mains going to the roof — TL39 and T33 by 2:55 am. BC6 reports water on the fire, fire is out on the first floor, checking for extension, line on the second floor by 3:01 am. [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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