CARDINAL EMERGENCIES: Chicago Fire Scanner and Citizen Witness Reports for Thursday, January 17 2019

THU JAN 17 2019 ~3:14 PM EXTRICATION CRASH SB I-294 NEAR WILLOW RD, NORTHBROOK Northbrook Fire Department Extrication Crash SB Tri-State and Mile Marker 49.01 Northbrook, IL Extrication crash. TL12 on arrival reports a car crash into the back of a semi-trailer truck, and requests SQD11 to the scene. Flight for Life requested at 3:23 PM — Landing Zone on tollway.

Crash also reported on Waze. [INCIDENT MAP]

THU JAN 17 2019 ~3:13 PM EXTRICATION CRASH AT ROUTE 53 AND ROBERT PARKER COFFIN RD LONG GROVE Long Grove FPD Extrication Crash Route 53 and Robert Parker Coffin Rd Long Grove, IL Extrication crash. Westbound Route 53 backed up to Old McHenry Rd.

Crash also reported on Waze. [INCIDENT MAP]

THU JAN 17 2019 ~2:40 PM CRASH WITH INJURIES AT RANDALL RD AND ALGONQUIN RD ALGONQUIN Algonquin-Lake in the Hills FPD Personal Injury Crash Randall Rd and Algonquin Rd Algonquin, IL Report of a crash with injuries. E142 on arrival reports 3 vehicles with heavy damage in the eastbound lanes, and requests a second ambulance. Algonquin Rd backed up to Talaga Dr. [INCIDENT MAP]

THU JAN 17 2019 ~2:30 PM PERSON HIT BY A VEHICLE AT CHASE BANK PARKING LOT ON CENTRAL AVE, HIGHLAND PARK Highland Park Fire Department » Person Hit by a Vehicle 513 Central Ave Highland Park, IL Report of a person hit by a vehicle in the parking lot of Chase Bank. [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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