CARDINAL EMERGENCIES: Chicago Fire Scanner and Citizen Witness Reports for Wednesday, July 10 2019

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WED JUL 10 2019 ~9:56 PM WORKER CRUSHED BY CAR WASH MACHINE ON LAWRENCE AVE NEAR CICERO AVE, CHICAGO • Chicago Fire Department • Person Killed by Machine/EMS Call • 4820 West Lawrence Ave Chicago, IL Chicago, IL • Report of an employee accidentally killed by a car wash machine at Express Car Wash. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED JUL 10 2019 ~8:25 PM VEHICLE VS MOTORCYCLE CRASH WITH INJURIES AT HARLEM AVE AND ARMITAGE AVE ELMWOOD PARK • Elmwood Park Fire Department • Vehicle vs Motorcycle Crash • Harlem Ave and Armitage Ave Elmwood Park, IL • Motorcycle vs vehicle crash with injuries. Second ambulance requested. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED JUL 10 2019 ~8:00 PM VICTIM SAFE WITH LAKE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTY PRIOR TO ARRIVAL OF WATER RESCUE RESPONSE AT ILLINOIS BEACH STATE PARK • Beach Park Fire Department • Person in the Water/Water Rescue Response • 42.432619, -87.803347 (Illinois Beach State Park) Benton Township • Report of a person in the water near the concession stand at Illinois Beach State Park that is possibly in distress; found safe with Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy prior to arrival of Water Rescue response. The Water Rescue response with Working Still #12-69 for the open water rescue was cancelled. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED JUL 10 2019 ~4:45 PM FATAL ROLLOVER CRASH WITH MULTIPLE INJURIES AT 71ST ST AND STEWART CHICAGO • CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT • Rollover Crash/Pin-Crash/EMS PLAN I • 71st St and Stewart Chicago, IL • BC19 discovers a rollover crash with entrapment at 4:45 p.m. EMS Plan 1 on orders of BC19 at 4:48 p.m. BC19 requests one more ambulance on the EMS Plan 1 at 4:55 p.m.

A38 Code Red to University of Chicago
A36 Code Red to Christ
A69 Code Red to University of Chicago
A1 two Code Yellow to St Bernard
A70 Code Black to Holy Cross

SQD5 available on scene by 4:58 p.m. EMS PLAN 1 SECURED AT 5:10 PM. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED JUL 10 2019 ~3:34 PM CRASH WITH INJURIES AT ROUTE 83 AND LAKE ST MUNDELEIN • Mundelein Fire Department • Personal Injury Crash • Route 83 and Lake St Mundelein, IL • Report of a crash with injuries. Northbound Route 83 and northbound US 45 backing at 3:45 p.m. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED JUL 10 2019 ~1:50 PM CRASH WITH INJURIES AT DIEHL RD AND ROUTE 59, NAPERVILLE • Naperville Fire Department • Personal Injury Crash • Diehl Rd and Route 59 Naperville, IL • Report of a crash with injuries on Route 59 just south of I-88, and heavy traffic congestion on Route 59. Northbound Route 59 backed up past Brookdale Road. Southbound Route 59 backed up past Route 56 at 2:55 p.m. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED JUL 10 2019 ~2:28 PM CRASH WITH INJURIES AT RAND ROAD AND ELMHURST ROAD MOUNT PROSPECT • Mount Prospect Fire Department • Personal Injury Crash • Rand Road and Elmhurst Road Mount Prospect, IL • Report of a crash with injuries. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED JUL 10 2019 ~12:09 PM TRANSFORMER EXPLOSION WITH SMALL POWER OUTAGE ON SKOKIE VALLEY RD SOUTH OF CLAVEY RD, HIGHLAND PARK • Highland Park Fire Department • Transformer Explosion/Power Outage • 300 Skokie Valley Rd Highland Park, IL • Report of a transformer explosion and power outage near Anton’s Fruit Ranch.

ComEd Report …
Customers Affected: Less than 5
Crew Status: Crews Working
Probable Cause: Equipment Problem
Estimated Restoration: Jul 10, 6:00 PM. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED JUL 10 2019 ~11:20 AM SERIOUS CRASH AT NORTHWEST HIGHWAY AND GREENWOOD RD, PARK RIDGE • Park Ridge Fire Department • Multi-Vehicle Extrication Crash • Northwest Highway and Greenwood Rd Park Ridge, IL • Extrication crash. BC36 on arrival reports four or five vehicles involved with no rollover. Third ambulance requested by 11:34 a.m. — Des Plaines A62 assigned. Extrication ops not confirmed. [INCIDENT MAP]

WED JUL 10 2019 ~9:55 AM HOUSE FIRE ON NORTH LARCH DRIVE NEAR MAYA LN, MOUNT PROSPECT • Mount Prospect Fire Department • House Fire/Working Fire • Larch Drive and Maya Lane Mount Prospect, IL • Report of smoke showing from rear windows and chimney of a house on Larch Drive just south of Maya Lane. BC13 reports light smoke showing from the roof. BC3 upgrades to a Working Fire (Code 4) by 10:05 a.m. Crews report fire is in the basement. [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.

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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