CARDINAL EMERGENCIES: Fire Scanner and Citizen Witness Reports for Saturday, November 3 2018

SAT NOV 03 2018 ~11:45 PM Chicago Fire Department Home Invasion/Arson/House Fire/Working Fire 5413 S Damen Ave Chicago, IL Masked men attacked a man in his house. Doused two men with gasoline and stomped one of them. Male, age 56, initially thought to be stabbed was cut by broken glass. Offenders started the house on fire. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT NOV 03 2018 ~11:42 AM Chicago Fire Department Acetylene Tank Explosion/Burn Victims 4512 W Byron St Chicago, IL Report of two railroad workers burned after an explosion of an acetylene tank. CPR on one victim. A47 Code Red to Illinois Masonic and A7 Code Red to Illinois Masonic. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT NOV 03 2018 ~9:36 AM Chicago Fire Department HOUSE FIRE/Working Fire 4516 N Spaulding Ave Chicago, IL Report of a house fire. E124 on arrival reports smoke showing.BC10 reports a 1-1/2-story frame, 25×75 with smoke. E124 with a line to the first floor and T13 with the aerial to the roof. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT NOV 03 2018 ~2:25 AM Chicago Fire Department Shuttle Bus Crash/Personal Injury Crash O’Hare Terminal 5 Chicago, IL Report of a crash with injuries involving two shuttle buses. Seven patients transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries — some or all possibly airline personnel. [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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