CARDINAL EMERGENCIES: Chicago Fire Scanner and Citizen Witness Reports for Sunday, November 18 2018


SUN NOV 18 2018 ~12:17 PM Harvard FPD HOUSE FIRE/BOX ALARM/2ND LEVEL Altenburg Rd west of Green Rd Harvard, IL MABAS Division 5 Box Alarm on Box #5-781 for a house fire on Altenburg Rd west of Green Rd. Box Alarm elevated to 2nd Level at 12:32 pm. [INCIDENT MAP]

SUN NOV 18 2018 ~11:57 AM TRAILER HOME FIRE ON ROBERT RD NEAR SEVEN OAKS FARM, UNINCORPORATED BARRINGTON Wauconda Fire District Trailer Home Fire/Working Fire Roberts Rd Barrington, IL Wauconda, IL Report of a trailer home fire on Roberts Rd east of Graclyn Ct (west of River Rd). Crew on arrival reports a fully involved trailer home with fire burned out by about 12:04 pm. [INCIDENT MAP]

SUN NOV 18 2018 ~10:55 AM Hoffman Estates Fire Department Apartment Fire/Working Fire 2140 Hassell Road Hoffman Estates, IL Report of smoke showing east side of apartment building. Report of a fire in an apartment on the third floor. Upgraded to Working Fire. A lot of smoke reported on the third floor. Fire out by 11:03 am. [INCIDENT MAP]

SUN NOV 18 2018 ~12:56 AM Libertyville Fire Department HOUSE FIRE/BOX ALARM Lake St and Lange Court Libertyville, IL Report of a house fire on Lake Street just east of Lange Ct at 12:44 am. MABAS Division 4 Box Alarm on Box #46-10 for a house fire. Initially a change of quarters box upgraded to a full box at 1:01 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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