CARDINAL EMERGENCIES: Chicago Fire Scanner and Citizen Witness Reports for Saturday, December 22 2018

SAT DEC 22 2018 ~7:16 PM CRASH WITH INJURIES NEAR FIRE STATION 51 ON SCHAUMBURG RD, SCHAUMBURG Schaumburg Fire Department Personal Injury Crash 950 West Schaumburg Rd Schaumburg, IL Report of a crash with injuries in the turn lane going westbound near Schaumburg Fire Station 51. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT DEC 22 2018 ~7:01 PM CRASH WITH INJURIES ON SB ROUTE 53 NEAR GOLF ROAD SCHAUMBURG Schaumburg Fire Department Personal Injury Crash 42.050775, -88.029278 (Route 53 and Golf Road Schaumburg, IL) Report of a crash with injuries in the southbound lanes of Route 53 just south of Golf Road. Crash also reported on Waze. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT DEC 22 2018 ~6:38 PM PORCH COLLAPSE ON 138TH ST NEAR LA SALLE ST, RIVERDALE Riverdale Fire Department Porch Collapse/BOX ALARM 138th St and La Salle St Riverdale, IL MABAS Division 24 Box Alarm on Box #42 for a porch collapse. An EMS Box was immediately struck out. Possibly 5 people shot at the location. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT DEC 22 2018 ~6:38 PM HOUSE FIRE ON 58TH PLACE NEAR 73RD AVE SUMMIT, IL Summit Fire Department HOUSE FIRE/Working Fire 58th Place and 73rd Ave Summit, IL Report of a house fire on 58th Place near 73rd Ave. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT DEC 22 2018 ~6:24 PM ATTACHED GARAGE FIRE ON TIFFANY DRIVE NEAR BROOKSIDE AVE WAUKEGAN Waukegan Fire Department Attached Garage Fire/Working Fire Tiffany Drive and Brookside Ave Waukegan, IL Report of an attached garage fire on Tiffany Drive near Brookside Ave. Three ambulances dispatched to the scene. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT DEC 22 2018 ~12:05 PM BOW TRUSS ROOF BUILDING FIRE ON RAVENSWOOD AVE NEAR DEVON AVE, CHICAGO Chicago Fire Department Working Fire/Still and Box/2-11 Alarm 6417 Ravenswood Chicago, IL Report of heavy fire in the rear of a 2-story commercial building with a barrel truss roof. Still and Box at 12:07 pm.Three master streams by 12:19 p.m. There will be no roof operations. Two 2 1/2 lines to the interior, two 2 1/2 lines to the D side and a master stream in the alley by 12:25 pm.

272 reports companies have gone defensive by 12:31 pm with one line to Side A, four lines to Side C, and a multi-versal and a handline on Side D. Ultimately up to 12 lines and at least three master streams were operating at the fire scene.

STRUCK OUT AT 3:06 PM on orders of 215. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT DEC 22 2018 ~7:30 AM Chicago Fire Department Commercial Building Fire/Working Fire /Still and Box/2-11 Alarm/EMS Plan 1/Mayday Alert
7051 N Clark St, Chicago, IL

Report of a fire in a one-story commercial building with an office. Master stream up; bulk of the fire is in the basement. [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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