CARDINAL EMERGENCIES: Chicago Fire Scanner and Citizen Witness Reports for Tuesday, December 25 2018

TUE DEC 25 2018 ~9:16 PM ROLLOVER CRASH WITH ENTRAPMENT AND INJURIES, WB I-90 AND ROSELLE RD, SCHAUMBURG Schaumburg Fire Department Rollover Crash/Pin-in/Personal Injury Crash 42.064195, -88.077597 (WB Interstate 90 and Roselle Rd Schaumburg, IL) Report of a rollover crash with injuries and entrapment. Firefighter/paramedics on arrival report one person entrapped by 9:22 pm. Second ambulance requested by 9:23 pm. First patient extricated by 9:39 pm. [INCIDENT MAP]

TUE DEC 25 2018 ~7:20 AM PIN-IN RESPONSE FOR CRASH 2200 W 51ST ST, CHICAGO Chicago Fire Department Car vs Viaduct/Pin-in Crash 2200 W 51st St Chicago, IL Pin-in crash. Car crash into a viaduct just east of E123’s firehouse reported by BC6.
Call for a pin-in response then holding up Squad 5 because patient is out. A68 transporting one Code Red to Cook County Stroger Hospital. [INCIDENT MAP]

TUE DEC 25 2018 ~7:14 AM HOUSE FIRE ON BROWN ST NEAR THE WAUCONDA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL FIELD, WAUCONDA Wauconda Fire District HOUSE FIRE/Working Fire Brown St and Pine St Wauconda, IL Report of smoke and flames showing from a house on Brown Street (500 block) north of Pine Street. [INCIDENT MAP]

TUE DEC 25 2018 ~7:05 AM ROLLOVER CRASH WITH FIRE ON ASHLAND AVE NORTH OF LINCOLN HWY, CHICAGO HEIGHTS Chicago Heights Fire Department Rollover Crash/Vehicle Fire/Personal Injury Crash Ashland Ave and Lincoln Highway Chicago Heights, IL Report of a rollover crash with entrapment and vehicle fire on Ashland Ave just north of Lincoln Hwy. Vehicle fully involved with fire; no summary report regarding vehicle occupant(s). [INCIDENT MAP]

TUE DEC 25 2018 ~3:27 AM HOUSE FIRE ON 2ND AVE BETWEEN QUINCY ST AND VAN BUREN ST, MAYWOOD Maywood Fire Department HOUSE FIRE/BOX ALARM 2nd Ave and Van Buren St Maywood, IL MABAS Division 20 Box Alarm on Box #300 for a house fire on 2nd Ave south of Quincy St. Primary and secondary search negative, fire knocked by 3:48 am. [INCIDENT MAP]

BEGIN TODAY’S INCIDENTS HERE for Tuesday December 25, 2018 with category search CARDINAL EMERGENCIES



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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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