CARDINAL EMERGENCIES: Chicago Fire Scanner and Citizen Witness Reports for Monday, February 25 2019

MON FEB 25 2019 ~12:50 PM GARAGE FIRE ON IVANHOE RD NEAR ROUTE 176, MUNDELEIN Wauconda Fire District Garage Fire/Working Fire Ivanhoe Rd and Route 176 Mundelein, IL Report of a garage fire with a fire in the walls on Ivanhoe Rd near Route 176. Working on overhaul, searches negative, returning auto-aid by 1:10 pm. [INCIDENT MAP]

MON FEB 25 2019 ~12:39 PM HOUSE FIRE ON MAPLE AVE NEAR 123RD ST BLUE ISLAND Blue Island Fire Department HOUSE FIRE/Working Fire Maple Ave and 123rd St Blue Island, IL Report of a fire on the secod floor of a 2-story house on Maple Ave near 123rd St. [INCIDENT MAP]

MON FEB 25 2019 ~12:13 PM BELOW GRADE RESCUE FOR A WORKER IN A TRENCH BOX AT TAM GOLF COURSE, NILES Niles Fire Department Below Grade Trench Rescue 6770 W Howard St Niles, IL Report of a worker in a trench box 15-20 feet below grade without collapse — he is able to walk around. Howard St shut down between Oak Park Ave and Waukegan Rd. [INCIDENT MAP]

MON FEB 25 2019 ~8:00 AM GAS LEAK AT , CHICAGO — LEVEL I HAZMAT Chicago Fire Department Activated Hazmat Detector/LEVEL 2 HAZMAT 219 South Dearborn St Chicago, IL Chemical spill outside the Dirksen Federal Building. An internal sensor detected a hazardous chemical, but firefighters were unable to detect anything abnormal on their meters. People in the building were sheltered in place while firefighters investigated and had zero readings on their meters.

LEVEL 2 HAZMAT SECURED AT 10:00 AM. [INCIDENT MAP]

MON FEB 25 2019 ~4:30 AM HOUSE FIRE ON LATHROP AVE NEAR 158TH ST HARVEY Harvey Fire Department HOUSE FIRE/Working Fire Lathrop Ave and 158th St Harvey, IL Report of a house fire on Lathrop Ave near 158th St. [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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