CARDINAL EMERGENCIES: Chicago Fire Scanner and Citizen Witness Reports for Saturday, June 29 2019

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Woman, age 69, dies after fire at Ashburn neighborhood apartment building on Kedzie Avenue.

SAT JUN 29 2019 ~9:05 PM FATAL APARTMENT FIRE ON KEDZIE AVE NEAR 81ST ST, CHICAGO Chicago Fire Department Fatal Fire/Apartment Fire/Working Fire/Still and Box Kedzie Ave and 81st St Chicago, IL Report of a fire in an apartment building on South Kedzie Ave near 81st Street. BC20 reports a civilian helped an elderly woman out to a balcony. 3-story apartment comlex 12-unit building, fire resistive 75×100. Companies led out to the rear, one occupant removed, one line on the fire by 9:14 p.m. Still and Box at 9:15 p.m. Fire out by 9:22 p.m. Still and Box struck out at 9:22 p.m. on orders of BC20. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT JUN 29 2019 ~8:53 PM MISSING, STRANDED KAYAKER RESCUED IN BUSSE WOODS IN CREEK NEAR SOUTH POOL, ELK GROVE VILLAGE Elk Grove Village Fire Department Water Rescue/Drowning Level 1 Response 42.022541, -88.027182 (100 Busse Woods Rd Elk Grove Village, IL) Elk Grove Village, IL Report of a kayaker missing. “Drowning Level 2 at 9:40 p.m. Searching on creek with Fortuna Rapid Deployment Craft. Fortuna 1 with patient contact by 10:14 p.m. — cancelling helicopter search at 10:17 p.m. Map link is a “guesstimate”.

NOTE: “Drowning Level 1 or 2” is a response category for a potential drowning victim that does not necessarily mean there is an actual drowning. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT JUN 29 2019 ~1:18 PM HOUSE FIRE ON PRINCETON AVE AND 88TH ST CHICAGO Chicago Fire Department House Fire/Working Fire Princeton Ave and 88th St Chicago, IL Chicago, IL Report of a house fire on Princeton Ave north of 88th Street. Fire out with one line on the fire. One injury, Code Yellow. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT JUN 29 2019 ~6:09 PM MULTIPLE-INJURY CRASH AT 127TH ST AND THROOP ST CALUMET PARK, IL CALUMET PARK6/29 Calumet Park Fire Department Multiple-Injury Crash/EMS Box Alarm 127th St and Throop St Calumet Park, IL Calumet Park, IL MABAS Division 22 EMS Box Alarm on Box #2299 for a crash with multiple injuries. Upgrade to 2nd Alarm at 6:22 p.m. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT JUN 29 2019 ~9:18 AM WORKING FIRE , CHICAGO Chicago Fire Department APARTMENT FIRE/Working Fire 1303 N Maplewood Chicago, IL Report of an apartment fire in a 3-flat. E57 has a line on the fire with primary search underway by 9:30 a.m. Still and Box Alarm at 9:29 a.m. Main fire building at 1303 Maplewood is 45×50 with heavy fire on the 2nd floor to 3rd floor. Fire out by 9:48. Address on 1301 is fire extension building, 25×50. Both buildings are 3-story buildings. Eighteen people displaced. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT JUN 29 2019 ~8:12 AM FIRE IN A COMMERCIAL PARKING GARAGE, HERTZ AT STATE ST AND KINZIE ST, CHICAGO Chicago Fire Department Still in a High-Rise/Still & Box Alarm/EMS Plan 1 401 North State St Chicago, IL Initially reported at 401 N Wabash. Report of a fire in a commercial parking garage in a high-rise building. Still and Box at 8:14 a.m. Three vehicles on fire in the parking garage on the 4th floor; fire under control by 833 a.m.

Fire out at 8:39 a.m. Primary search on all floors negative. Light smoke on the 5th and 6th floors at 8:39 a.m. [INCIDENT MAP]

SAT JUN 29 2019 ~12:57 AM HOUSE FIRE ON GLENDALE LN NEAR GRAND CANYON ST, HOFFMAN ESTATES HOUSE FIRE/Working Fire 335 Glendale Lane Hoffman Estates, IL Report of a house fire on Glendale Lane Near Grand Canyon Street. Crew on arrival reports fire showing from the roof of a one-story single-family home. Incident upgraded to a Code 4 (working fire response) by 1:02 a.m. Main body of fire in the attic. Fire under control by 1:45 a.m. Residents evacuated safely with no injuries initially reported. [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 “CARDINAL EMERGENCIES 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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