CARDINAL EMERGENCIES: Chicago Fire Scanner and Citizen Witness Reports for Saturday, March 30 2019

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SAT MAR 30 2019 ~11:14 PM ROLLOVER CRASH ON STERLING AVE PALATINE Palatine Fire Department Rollover Crash 1170 North Sterling Ave Palatine, IL Report of a 2-vehicle crash with a rollover near 1170 North Sterling Avenue. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that the driver of the rolled vehicle ran away from the scene.

The first fire crew on arrival reports one vehicle on its side. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT MAR 30 2019 ~7:50 PM FATAL CRASH AT 162ND ST AND VINCENNES RD SOUTH HOLLAND South Holland Fire Department Fatal Crash 162nd St and Vincennes South Holland, IL Extrication crash with injuries and a fatality.

Possibly 2 injured and 1 dead. Extended crash investigation still ongoing at 11:25 pm, especially in the eastbound lanes of 162nd street just west of Vincennes Rd. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT MAR 30 2019 ~4:05 PM HOUSE FIRE ON VINE AVE SOUTH OF GLENLAKE AVE PARK RIDGE Park Ridge Fire Department HOUSE FIRE/Working Fire Vine Ave and Glenlake Ave Park Ridge, IL Report of a fire in a 2-story house on Vine Ave south of Glenlake Ave.

Working fire by 4:05 pm. Rosemont, Schiller Park, and Evanston mutual aid.

Fire knocked by 4:27 pm. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT MAR 30 2019 ~11:08 AM UNKNOWN CHEMICAL IN POOL AT LA FITNESS ON CERMAK RD, BROADVIEW Broadview Fire Department Unknown Chemical/Hazmat BOX ALARM 200 Broadview Village Square Broadview, IL MABAS Division 20 Box Alarm on Box #1000 for an unknown chemical in a pool at LA Fitness. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT MAR 30 2019 ~5:49 AM CRASH WITH INJURIES NB I-294 NEAR GOLF RD NEAR GLENVIEW, DES PLAINES Glenview Fire Department Personal Injury Crash/Vehicle vs Disabled Vehicle 42.063638, -87.867361 (I-294 and Golf Rd Glenview, IL) Illinois State Police trooper on the scene of a disabled vehicle reports witnessing a crash with ejection and injuries when the disabled vehicle was hit by another vehicle on northbound I-294. Trooper not injured, but multiple injuries. Des Plaines, Glenview, Niles fire/medics assigned. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT MAR 30 2019 ~3:24 AM WRONG-WAY CRASH INVOLVING ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ON WB I-94 BETWEEN IL-60 AND IL-176 Libertyville Fire Department Police-Involved Crash/Extrication Crash 42.271917, -87.911250 (WB Tri-State Tollway and Route 176) Libertyville, IL Extrication crash just south of Rockland Road in front of Lamb’s Farm (Mile Marker 16.75). One vehicle rolled over with two people entrapped in a rollover vehicle, and one Illinois State Trooper seriously injured.

Third ambulance and extra engine for extrication dispatched by 3:31 am.

Gurnee ambulance to the scene at 3:35 am.

Crew on arrival reported a crash at the inside wall. [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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