CARDINAL EMERGENCIES: Chicago Fire Scanner and Citizen Witness Reports for Monday, November 19 2018

MON NOV 19 2018 ~3:25 PM ACTIVE SHOOTING INCIDENT AT MERCY HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER, PRAIRIE AVE AND 25TH ST, CHICAGO Chicago Fire Department Active Shooter Incident/Person Shot/GSW/EMS Plan 1 2520 S Prairie Avenue Chicago, IL Report of an Active Shooter Incident at Mercy Hospital. Police surrounding Mercy Hospital. [INCIDENT MAP]

MON NOV 19 2018 ~12:41 PM TOWNHOUSE FIRE ON SCANLON DR NEAR PLUM TREE CT, WHEELING Wheeling Fire Department Working Fire Scanlon Dr and Plum Tree Ct Wheeling, IL Report of a dryer fire in a townhouse on Scanlon Drive west of Plum Tree Court. E42 on arrival reports light smoke showing from the Charlie side of a 2-story condo. Fire out by 12:58 pm. [INCIDENT MAP]

MON NOV 19 2018 ~11:57 AM CRASH AT MUDHANK ROAD AND BARRINGTON ROAD SOUTH BARRINGTON Barrington Countryside FPD Personal Injury Crash Mudhank Road and Barrington Road South Barrington, IL Report of a man trapped in a vehicle –extrication crash. Crew on arrival reports people out of the vehicles with moderate damage — returning TL22. Possibly one transport and two refusals. [INCIDENT MAP]

MON NOV 19 2018 ~11:39 AM BARN FIRE AT GALUSHA FARMS HAY SALES, STRAW SALES FACILITY ON GALUSHA AVE, WARRENVILLE Warrenville FPD Barn Fire/BOX ALARM 27W271 Galusha Ave Warrenville, IL MABAS Division 16 Box Alarm on Box # for a barn fire. Hubble Middle School just to the south. Winds are SW 9 MPH at 11:51 am at O’Hare. Winds are forecast to shift WNW about 5 PM and shift further to NW and NNW through the evening and overnight. Fire response was initially about 11:30 am. [INCIDENT MAP]

MON NOV 19 2018 ~8:30 AM CRASH WITH INJURIES AT DEMPSTER ST AND LEHIGH AVE MORTON GROVE Morton Grove Fire Department Personal Injury Crash Dempster St and Leehigh Ave Morton Grove, IL Report of a crash with injuries. Second ambulance requested by 8:35 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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