CARDINAL EMERGENCIES: Chicago Fire Scanner and Citizen Witness Reports for Friday, March 22 2019

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FRI MAR 22 2019 ~3:33 PM EXTRICATION CRASH AT ROUTE 120 AND CHAPEL HILL RD MCHENRY McHenry Township FPD Extrication Crash Route 120 and Chapel Hill Rd McHenry, IL Extrication crash. Crash also reported on Waze. [INCIDENT MAP]

FRI MAR 22 2019 ~8:19 AM MULTIPLE INJURY CRASH INVOLVING A BUS ON 1835TH RD, OTTAWA Grand Ridge Fire Department Bus Crash/EMS BOX ALARM 2746 E 1835th Rd Ottawa, IL MABAS Division 25 EMS Box Alarm on Box #201 for a multiple-injury crash involving a bus. [INCIDENT MAP]

FRI MAR 22 2019 ~8:03 AM CHEMICAL ODOR INVESTIGATION ON COMMERCE CT NEAR DEERFIELD PKWY, BUFFALO GROVE Buffalo Grove Fire Department Smell of Chemicals/Odor Investigation Hazmat Response 1009 Commerce Ct Buffalo Grove, IL Report of a chemical odor at the building next door.

WIND N 9 MPH (NWS Chicago O’Hare)


FRI MAR 22 2019 ~7:51 AM 5-CAR CRASH WITH INJURIES WB IL 60 AT RIVERWOODS, METTAWA Libertyville Fire Department Personal Injury Crash Mettawa Rd and Route 60 Riverwoods, IL Report of a 5-vehicle crash with injuries on westbound Route 60 at Riverwoods Rd, Mettawa.

Lincolnshire-Riverwoods engine mutual aid.

Crew on arrival reports minor extrication; 5 vehicles with moderate damage. [INCIDENT MAP]

FRI MAR 22 2019 ~7:01 AM TWO HOUSES BURN ON S MAY ST NEAR 58TH ST, CHICAGO Chicago Fire Department House Fire x2/Working Fire May St and 58th St Chicago, IL Report of two houses burning on May St just south of 58th St. Box Alarm struck out by 8:27 am. A 1 1/2-story frame 25×75 fire in rear communicated to a fire in a 1 1/2-story frame,25×50.

E116 on arrival reports a fire in a 2-story ordinary. Next, a report of a baby trapped in side. [INCIDENT MAP]

FRI MAR 22 2019 ~4:59 AM CHLORINE LEAK NEAR SWIMMING POOL AT RETIREMENT COMMUNITY ON GRAND AVEN RD, LOCKPORT Lockport Township FPD Chlorine Leak/HAZMAT BOX ALARM 1520 Grand Haven Romeoville, IL MABAS Division 19 Box Alarm on Box #11-15 for a chlorine leak near a swimming pool at a gated retirement community center. [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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