CARDINAL EMERGENCIES: Chicago Fire Scanner and Citizen Witness Reports for Friday, March 8 2019


FRI MAR 08 2019 ~8:26 AM EXTRICATION CRASH AT EUCLID AVENUE AND MAPLE ST Prospect Heights FPD Extrication Crash Lake Avenue and Maple St Glenview, IL Crash with injuries upgraded to an extrication crash upon arrival of first firefighter/paramedics. [INCIDENT MAP] This cash occurred near Milwaukee Avenue, not near Elmhurst Rd (Route 83)

FRI MAR 08 2019 ~5:51 AM CRASH WITH INJURIES AT ROSELLE ROAD AND INTERSTATE 90 SCHAUMBURG Schaumburg Fire Department Personal Injury Crash 42.062745, -88.079643 (Roselle Road and Interstate 90 Schaumburg, IL) Report of a crash with injuries. 3-ambulance response southbound Roselle Road south of I-90. 3 hurt in one vehicle; 1 hurt in another vehicle involving a Chevy Traverse and a white van. Crash also reported on Waze. [INCIDENT MAP]

FRI MAR 08 2019 ~5:56 AM HOUSE FIRE ON WELLINGTON AVE NEAR LESSENDEN PL ELGIN Elgin Fire Department HOUSE FIRE/BOX ALARM Wellington Ave and Lessenden Pl Elgin, IL MABAS Division 2 Box Alarm (Change of Quarters) on Box #2-455 for a house fire on Wellington Ave south of Lessenden Pl. [INCIDENT MAP]

FRI MAR 08 2019 ~5:02 AM APARTMENT FIRE ON S ST LAWRENCE AVE NEAR 80TH ST CHICAGO CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT APARTMENT FIRE/STILL AND BOX St Lawrence Ave and 80th St CHICAGO, IL Report of an apartment fire with people possibly trapped in the basement on St Lawrence Ave just south of 80th St.

One patient transported Code Red by A24. [INCIDENT MAP]

FRI MAR 08 2019 ~3:20 AM HOUSE FIRE ON ILLINOIS ST NEAR RUTLEDGE ST PARK FOREST Park Forest Fire Department HOUSE FIRE/BOX ALARM Illinois St and Rutledge St Park Forest, IL MABAS Division 27 Box Alarm on Box #500 for a house fire on Illinois St Near Rutledge 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.

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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