CARDINAL EMERGENCIES: Chicago Fire Scanner and Citizen Witness Reports for Tuesday, July 2 2019

TUE JUL 02 2019 ~5:17 PM CRASH WITH INJURIES AT ST JAMES ST AND WILKE RD ROLLING MEADOWS • Rolling Meadows Fire Department • Personal Injury Crash • St James and Wilke Rd Rolling Meadows, IL • Report of a crash with injuries. [INCIDENT MAP]

TUE JUL 02 2019 ~4:48 PM BACKYARD SHED FIRE, SOME DAMAGE TO HOUSE ON HIGHLAND BLVD, HOFFMAN ESTATES • Hoffman Estates Fire Department • Backyard Shed Fire/Slight Extension to House/Working Fire/Code 3 • Highland Blvd and Durham Lane Hoffman Estates, IL • Report of a shed fire in the backyard of a home on Highland Blvd south of Durham Lane. Police shortly after arrival report the fire is about to extend to the house. E21 reports fire showing and then fire under control with a 1 3/4-inch line by 5:21 p.m. E21 reports slight extension to the gutter line. Pike poles to the Charlie Side and a second line as a precaution. Shed destroyed; minimal damage to house. [INCIDENT MAP]

TUE JUL 02 2019 ~4:32 PM SMOKE INVESTIGATION AT DIALYSIS TREATMENT FACILIITY ON DUNDEE RD, PALATINE • Palatine Fire Department • Smoke Investigation Medical Facility • 691 East Dundee Road Palatine, IL • Report of an Activated Fire Alarm and smoke in a dialysis treatment center. First crew in the building reports a light haze. Problem possibly related to HVAC — no fire. [INCIDENT MAP]

TUE JUL 02 2019 ~2:43 PM SMALL FIRE IN A DETACHED GARAGE ON BEVERLY AVE SOUTH OF FREDERICK ST, ARLINGTON HEIGHTS • Arlington Heights Fire Department • Detached Garage Fire/Small Fire • Beverly Avenue and Frederick Street Arlington Heights, IL • Report of a detached garage fire; no injuries. E2 on arrival reports nothing showing. Pulling a line and bringing out a ladder to pull down some siding. E2 and TL1 Side A. E2 connecting to a hydrant by 2:50 p.m. TL1 assigned to bring hooks. E4 also on a hydrant. Response held to Code 3 status by 2:51 p.m. Firefighters were looking at an outlet as a possible connection to the fire; power switched off to the garage by 2:56 p.m. [INCIDENT MAP]

Firefighters at small detached garage fire Arlington Heights
Firefighters at small detached garage fire Arlington Heights with temperatures in the 90s.

TUE JUL 02 2019 ~12:47 PM HOT TUB FIRE IN BACKYARD ON PEACHTREE LN NEAR WESTERN AVE, NORTHBROOK • Northbrook Fire Department • HOUSE FIRE/Outdoor Fire • Peachtree Ln and Western Ave Northbrook, IL • Report of a fire on Peachtree Ln just east of Western Ave. Police report a hot tub on fire in the backyard. TL12 on arrival reports heavy smoke in the area; BC11 in command. Fire out by 12:59 p.m. with fire held to the exterior. [INCIDENT MAP]

TUE JUL 02 2019 ~11:35 AM GAS LINE STRUCK AT KINZIE ST AND OAKLEY BLVD CHICAGO • Chicago Fire Department • Gas Leak/LEVEL I HAZMAT • Kinzie St and Oakley Blvd Chicago, IL • Gas line struck by workers — medium or smaller line. [INCIDENT MAP]

TUE JUL 02 2019 ~8:44 AM BODY RECOVERED FROM NORTH BRANCH CHICAGO RIVER NEAR WEBSTER AVE AND ASHLAND AVE, CHICAGO • Chicago Fire Department • » Person in the Water/Water Rescue/Recovery Response • 1538 West Webster Ave Chicago, IL • Report of a body floating face down in the North Branch Chicago River — called in by 6-8-8. Confirmed recovery by 8:47 a.m. [INCIDENT MAP]

TUE JUL 02 2019 ~7:07 AM PEDESTRIAN KILLED AFTER HIT BY TRAIN NEAR MAIN STREET, CARY • Cary FPD • » Fatal Train vs Pedestrian • 108 West Main St Cary, IL • Report of a person hit by a Metra passenger train on the UP Northwest Line. Pedestrian killed after being struck by outbound Train #603. [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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