CARDINAL EMERGENCIES: Chicago Fire Scanner and Citizen Witness Reports for Tuesday, August 27 2019

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TUE AUG 27 2019 ~11:09 AM HOUSE FIRE ON 6TH AVE NEAR LEXINGTON ST MAYWOOD • Maywood Fire Department • HOUSE FIRE/BOX ALARM • 6th Ave and Lexington St Maywood, IL • MABAS Division 20 Box Alarm on Box #300 for a house fire on 6th Ave south of Lexington Street. [INCIDENT MAP]

TUE AUG 27 2019 ~7:32 AM CRASH WITH INJURIES AT I-90 AND BARRINGTON ROAD HOFFMAN ESTATES • Hoffman Estates Fire Department • Personal Injury Crash • 42.065995, -88.143604 (I-90 and Barrington Road Hoffman Estates, IL) • Report of a three-vehicle crash with injuries at the southbound Barrington Rd ramp to eastbound I-90. TL22 on arrival reports a 3-vehicle rear-end type collision. [INCIDENT MAP]

TUE AUG 27 2019 ~6:42 AM BICYCLIST HIT BY A VEHICLE AT DUNDEE RD AND CROFTON LN BUFFALO GROVE • Buffalo Grove Fire Department • Vehicle vs Bicyclist/Personal Injury Crash • Dundee Rd and Crofton Ln Buffalo Grove, IL • Report of an injured male bicyclist, age 60, struck by a vehicle. TL25 crew on arrival reports a patient down on the ground. [INCIDENT MAP]

TUE AUG 27 2019 ~5:03 AM TOWNHOUSE FIRE ON RED OAK CIRCLE NEAR VILLAGE DRIVE ROUND LAKE BEACH • Round Lake FPD • Kitchen Fire/Working Fire/General Alarm • Red Oak Circle and Village Drive Round Lake Beach, IL • Report of a kitchen fire in a townhouse on Red Oak Circle north of Village Drive. [INCIDENT MAP]

TUE AUG 27 2019 ~5:02 AM ATTACHED GARAGE FIRE ON REMINGTON DR NEAR WAVERLY DR, FOX LAKE • Fox Lake Fire Department • Working Fire/General Alarm • Remington Dr and Waverly DrFox Lake, IL • Report of an attached garage fire at a townhouse on Remington Drive north of Waverly Drive. [INCIDENT MAP]

TUE AUG 27 2019 ~12:36 AM APARTMENT FIRE ON W WILCOX ST NEAR KOSTNER AVE, CHICAGO • Chicago Fire Department • APARTMENT FIRE/Working Fire • 4420 W Wilcox St Chicago, IL • Report of an apartment fire. BC18 reports a 2-story ordinary, 25×50, with fire on the first floor and E95 hitting the fire with the deck gun by 12:40 a.m. E95 has line on the first floor, E113 has line on the second floor, ground ladders up, T26 has the aerial to the roof, and water on the fire 12:43 a.m. Primary search underway by 12:45 a.m. Main body of fire knocked and secondary search underway by 12:48 a.m. [INCIDENT MAP]


Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.



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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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