TODAY’S 9-1-1 EMERGENCIES TIMELINE IN CHICAGOLAND
MON AUG 26 2019 ~4:41 PM CRASH WITH INJURIES AT MILWAUKEE AVE AND PEKARA DR LINCOLNSHIRE • Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD • Personal Injury Crash • Milwaukee Ave and Pekara Dr Lincolnshire, IL • Report of a crash with injuries. Crew on arrival reports a head-on crash in the southbound lanes. [INCIDENT MAP]
MON AUG 26 2019 ~4:20 PM CRASH WITH INJURIES AT ROUTE 132 AND KILBOURNE RD GURNEE • Gurnee Fire Department • Personal Injury Crash • Route 132 and Kilbourne Rd Gurnee, IL • Report of a crash with multiple injuries. Four total ambulances dispatched. Traffic impacted on Kilbourne Rd. [INCIDENT MAP]
MON AUG 26 2019 ~4:15 PM CRASH WITH INJURIES AT AMSTUTZ EXPY AND BUCKLEY RD NORTH CHICAGO • North Chicago Fire Department • Personal Injury Crash • Amstutz Expy and Buckley Rd North Chicago, IL • Report of a crash with injuries at the Bobby Thompson Expressway and Buckley Rd. Report of a vehicle smoking. [INCIDENT MAP]
MON AUG 26 2019 ~4:00 PM CRASH WITH MULTIPLE INJURIES AT GREGORY ST AND AVONDALE AVE CHICAGO • CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT • MULTIPLE INJURY CRASH/EMS PLAN I • Gregory St and Avondale Ave CHICAGO, IL • Rollover crash. E119 requests an EMS Plan 1 per A39 at 4:07 p.m. for two children and three adults injured.
A39 transporting one patient Code Red to Resurrection. A47 transporting one adult female Code Red to Illinois Masonic. A2 and A7 transporting an adult female and a child to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. A20 transporting? EMS PLAN 1 SECURED AT 4:26 PM. [INCIDENT MAP]
MON AUG 26 2019 ~2:13 PM PERSON HIT, KILLED BY FREIGHT TRAIN NEAR METRA STATION IN NORTHBROOK • Northbrook Fire Department • » Pedestrian Hit by a Freight Train • 1401 Shermer Road Northbrook, IL • Report of a person hit by a freight train. One victim dead at the scene on the east side of the tracks. [INCIDENT MAP]
MON AUG 26 2019 ~1:21 PM PERSON SHOT AT LAKE ST AND PULASKI RD, CHICAGO • Chicago Fire Department • Person Shot/GSW • Lake St and Pulaski Chicago, IL • Report of a person shot at or near a church — True Way of LIfe Baptist Church, 3949 West Lake St. [INCIDENT MAP]
MON AUG 26 2019 ~1:02 PM APARTMENT FIRE ON CARROLL AVE WEST OF KEDZIE AVE, CHICAGO • Chicago Fire Department • APARTMENT FIRE/Working Fire/Still and Box • 3251 West Carroll Ave Chicago, IL • Report of an apartment fire on Carrol Ave west of Kedzie Ave. E44 on arrival reports a fire on the second floor. BC18 reports a 2-story ordinary, 25×40, with a fire on the first and second floors — E44 with a line on the first floor, and E95 with a line on the second by 1:07 p.m. BC18 requests a Still and Box by 1:13 p.m. — reporting heavy fire, including the cockloft.
Main body of fire knocked; primary and secondary search complete and negative. Exposure building 3249. [INCIDENT MAP]
MON AUG 26 2019 ~12:10 PM PERSON SHOT ON MAYPOLE AVE BETWEEN HOMAN AVE AND KEDZIE AVE, CHICAGO • Chicago Fire Department • Person Shot/GSW • 3315 W Maypole Chicago, IL • Report of a person shot on Maypole Ave east of Homan Ave on a block of apartment buildings. [INCIDENT MAP]
MON AUG 26 2019 ~10:58 AM COMMERCIAL BUILDING FIRE ON EAST SYBLEY BLVD NEAR EVERS ST, DOLTON • Dolton Fire Department • Commercial Building Fire/FULL STILL ALARM • 633 East Sybley Blvd Dolton, IL • MABAS Division 24 Full Still Alarm on Box 15-1 for a structure fire at a multi-tenant commercial building. [INCIDENT MAP]
MON AUG 26 2019 ~9:45 AM INJURED CONSTRUCTION WORKER IN A BASEMENT ON ONTARIO ST NEAR DEARBORN ST, CHICAGO • Chicago Fire Department • Construction Accident • 33 West Ontario St Chicago, IL • Report of an injured worker in the basement. Holding squad and extra companies by 9:50 a.m. [INCIDENT MAP]
MON AUG 26 2019 ~9:10 AM CRASH WITH INJURIES AT ROSELLE RD AND FARM GATE DR SCHAUMBURG • Schaumburg Fire Department • Personal Injury Crash • Roselle Rd and Farm Gate Dr Schaumburg, IL • Report of a crash with injuries. Crew on arrival reports two vehicles crashed in the southbound lanes. [INCIDENT MAP]
MON AUG 26 2019 ~9:07 AM PIN-IN CRASH WITH VEHICLE FIRE AT 36TH PL AND CALIFORNIA AVE CHICAGO • Chicago Fire Department • Pin-in Crash with a Vehicle Fire • 36th Pl and California Ave Chicago, IL • Pin-in crash with a vehicle fire. Vehicle fire extinguished by 9:12 a.m. T52 following the ambulance with a traumatic cardiac arrest transported to Mt Sinai. [INCIDENT MAP]
MON AUG 26 2019 ~7:18 AM CRASH WITH INJURIES AT NEWTOWN DR AND WEILAND RD BUFFALO GROVE • Buffalo Grove Fire Department • Personal Injury Crash • Newtown Dr and Weiland Rd Buffalo Grove, IL • Report of a crash with injuries. A26 on arrival reports minor to moderate damage, occupants still in vehicles. [INCIDENT MAP]
MON AUG 26 2019 ~6:07 AM TWO SEMI-TRAILER TRUCKS JACKKNIFED AT SKOKIE HIGHWAY AND CHANTILLY BLVD HIGHLAND PARK • Highland Park Fire Department • 2 SEMI-TRAILER TRUCKS JACKKNIFED/Personal Injury Crash • 42.164788, -87.810536 (Skokie Highway and Chantilly Blvd Highland Park, IL) Highland Park, IL • Report of a crash with injuries involving two jackknifed semi-trailer trucks in the northbound lanes of Route 41. Second ambulance requested by 6:17 a.m. Third ambulance requested by 6:34 a.m. — Northbrook A11 assigned then returned; Deerfield A20 assigned instead. A20 returned; Highland Park A34 recycled. All lanes blocked. At least one semi-trailer truck is a tanker. Unconfirmed, but possibly leak, or having fuel offloaded. This is a second crash of two crashes overnight at Route 41 and Chantilly Blvd. First crash involved one semi-trailer truck; second crash involved two semi-trailer trucks.
US 41 closed between Lake Cook Rd and Central Ave. [INCIDENT MAP]
MON AUG 26 2019 ~5:16 AM EXTRA ALARM APARTMENT FIRE ON TRACY AVE RIVERDALE • Riverdale Fire Department • APARTMENT FIRE/BOX ALARM • Tracy Ave and 142nd St Riverdale, IL • MABAS Division 24 Box Alarm on Box #42-1 for an apartment fire on Tracy Ave north of 142nd St. Fire through the roof. 2nd Alarm at 5:54 a.m. Struckout at 6:41 a.m. [INCIDENT MAP]
MON AUG 26 2019 ~4:51 AM FIRE AT EL AZTECA RESTAURANT ON WEST FULLERTON AVE NEAR LAVERGNE, CHICAGO • Chicago Fire Department • Apartments over Commercial Fire/Working Fire • 5011 W Fullerton Ave Chicago, IL • Report of a fire at El Azteca Mexican Restaurant. BC8 reports a fire on the first floor of a 2-story building (apartments above, business below), 25×70. Water on the fire, primary search negative, secondary search in progress by 5:02 a.m. Secondary search complete and fire out by 5:07 a.m. [INCIDENT MAP]
MON AUG 26 2019 ~2:50 AM EXTRICATION CRASH WITH A VEHICLE FIRE ON SYBLEY BLVD, DOLTON • Dolton Fire Department • Extrication Crash • Sibley Blvd Dolton, IL • Extrication crash with a vehicle fire; unknown cross street. [INCIDENT MAP]
MON AUG 26 2019 ~2:20 AM SEMI-TRAILER TRUCK JACKKNIFE WITH INJURIES AT SKOKIE HIGHWAY (US 41) AND CHANTILLY BLVD HIGHLAND PARK, • Highland Park Fire Department • Semi-Trailer Jackknife/Personal Injury Crash • Skokie Highway and Chantilly Highland Park, IL • Report of a crash with injuries report of slippery conditions with a semi-trailer truck jackknifed in the northbound lanes. US 41 closed between Lake Cook Rd and Central Ave. This is the first of two crashes. A second crash occurred about 6:07 a.m. [INCIDENT MAP]
O’HARE FORECAST …
Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 74. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
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