CARDINAL EMERGENCIES: Fire Scanner and Citizen Witness Reports for Wednesday, November 7 2018

WED NOV 07 2018 ~4:25 PM Fox River and Countryside Fire Rescue District HOUSE FIRE/BOX ALARM 6N633 Wyoming Ave St Charles, IL St. Charles, IL MABAS Division 2 Box Alarm on Box #2-1813 for a house fire. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED NOV 07 2018 ~6:09 AM Deerfield-Bannockburn FPD HOUSE FIRE/Working Fire 1765 Central Ave Deerfield, IL Report of a house full of smoke. BC20 upgrades to a working fire based on police report. BC20 reports a single-story with nothing showing on the outside. Upgraded to a working fire by 6:15 am. Fire under control by 6:19 am. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED NOV 07 2018 ~2:45 AM Chicago Fire Department Apartment Fire/Working Fire 7953 S Muskegon Avenue Chicago, IL Report of an apartment fire. BC23 reports a 4-story courtyard apartment, 35×75 with nothing showing by 2:47 am. BC23 requests a working fire response by 2:49 am. BC23 reports main body of fire knocked and primary search complete and negative by 2:55 am. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED NOV 07 2018 ~1:42 AM CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT APARTMENT FIRE/STILL AND BOX 4024 Wilcox St CHICAGO, IL Report of an apartment fire. E95 on arrival reports light smoke. BC18 reports a 2-story ordinary light weight with fire in the basement. Struck out by 1:48 a.m., BC18 reports a small fire in the basement kitchen fire handled with hand pumps. Primary search complete and negative on both floors. [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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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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