CARDINAL EMERGENCIES: Chicago Fire Scanner and Citizen Witness Reports for Saturday, January 19 2019

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SAT JAN 19 2019 ~3:14 PM STRETCH LIMOUSINE SLIDES INTO FOX RIVER ON RIVER RD NORTHWEST OF WOOD DR, ALGONQUIN Algonquin-Lake in the Hills FPD SUV Limo into River River Road and Wood Dr Algonquin, IL Report of a crash involving a stretch limousine into the Fox River on River Road just northwest of Wood Drive. No injuries reported. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT JAN 19 2019 ~11:45 PM AIRCRAFT SLID OFF RUNWAY IN SNOWSTORM AT O’HARE, CHICAGO Chicago Fire Department Aircraft Off Runway 41.970770, -87.879014 (Runway 4R O’Hare International Airport Chicago, IL) Report of a United Airlines Boeing 737 that slid off Runway 4R at the northeast end of the runway. Chicago Deputy District Chief reports at 12:04 p.m. that there are no injuries, and that fire companies from Squad 7, 635 and Engine 10 helping passenger deplane. The aircraft is on the snow-covered grass at the airfield. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT JAN 19 2019 ~7:47 AM APARTMENT FIRE ON ROYAL ST GEORGE DR NEAR OGDEN AVE, NAPERVILLE Naperville Fire Department APARTMENT FIRE/BOX ALARM 799 Royal St George Dr Naperville, IL MABAS Division 16 Box Alarm on Box #9 for an apartment fire. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT JAN 19 2019 ~6:50 AM HOUSE FIRE WITH FIRE VICTIM ON KILBOURN AVE NEAR 79TH PL, CHICAGO Chicago Fire Department HOUSE FIRE/Working Fire Kilbourn Ave and 79th Pl Chicago, IL Report of a house fire on Kilbourn Ave south of 79th Pl. One female victim rescued from the fire and treated by paramedics with life-threatening injuries. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT JAN 19 2019 ~1:15 AM DRIVE-BY SHOOTING; 2 SHOT ON ROCKWELL ST NEAR 21ST PL, CHICAGO Chicago Fire Department Person Shot/GSW Rockwell Ave Chicago, IL Report of a drive-by shooting with two people shot on Rockwell Street near 21st Place. Large crime scene perimeter: Cermak from Washtenaw to Western (3 blocks); Rockwell from 21st (PL?/ST?) to Cermak (4 blocks?). [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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