CARDINAL EMERGENCIES: Chicago Fire Scanner and Citizen Witness Reports for Tuesday, September 10 2019



TUE SEP 10 2019 ~7:37 PM HIT-AND-RUN CAR VS MOTORCYCLE CRASH WITH INJURIES AT VIRGINIA RD AND BERKSHIRE DR CRYSTAL LAKE • Crystal Lake Fire Rescue • Hit-and-Run Crash/Personal Injury Crash • Virginia Rd and Berkshire Dr Crystal Lake, IL • Report of a crash involving a red Buick 4-door and a motorcycle with serious injuries suffered by the motorcyclist. Flight for Life was dispatched to the scene. Virginia Rd backing up in both directions by 8:00 p.m. [INCIDENT MAP]

TUE SEP 10 2019 ~4:25 PM HOUSE FIRE ON BISHOP ST NEAR 66TH ST CHICAGO • Chicago Fire Department • HOUSE FIRE/Working Fire • Bishop St and 66th St Chicago, IL • Report of a house fire on Bishop St. E116 on arrival reports a corrected address on Bishop with a fire on the second floor about 4:31 p.m. BC19 reports a 1-1/2-story frame, 25×50 with a fire on the second floor. Main to the roof, one line led out, water on the fire, roof open, ladder on Side D, primary search complete and negative by 4:39 p.m. Human services for several people displaced. Companies picking up lines by 4:55 p.m. [INCIDENT MAP]

TUE SEP 10 2019 ~3:50 PM HOUSE FIRE ON LARKSPUR LN NEAR PRAIRIE MIST DR FOX LAKE • Fox Lake Fire Department • HOUSE FIRE/WORKING FIRE/BOX ALARM • Larkspur Ln and Prairie Mist Dr Fox Lake, IL • Report of a house fire on Larkspur Ln south of Prairie Mist Dr. Smoke and flames showing with a fire in the attic. MABAS Division 4 Box Alarm on Box #22-3R for a house fire. Struck out at 4:28 p.m. [INCIDENT MAP]

TUE SEP 10 2019 ~3:40 PM PERSON HIT BY A VEHICLE NEAR SHERIDAN RD AND WADSWORTH RD. BEACH PARK • Beach Park Fire Department • » Bicyclist Hit by a Vehicle • Sheridan Rd and Wadsworth Rd. Beach Park, IL • Report of a bicyclist hit by a vehicle on Sheridan Rd just north of Wadsworth Rd. Crash located in front of Barton Senior Residences in Zion. [INCIDENT MAP]

TUE SEP 10 2019 ~12:56 PM TWO PEOPLE SHOT ON WOLCOTT AVE NEAR 73RD ST CHICAGO • Chicago Fire Department • Person Shot/GSW • Wolcott Ave and 73rd St Chicago, IL • Report of two people shot on Wolcott near 73rd St. Shot Spotter activated. At least one shot went through window of a residence. Female patient transported Code Red to Level I Advocate Christ Medical Center. Male, age 21, transported to Advocated Christ Medical Center. [INCIDENT MAP]

TUE SEP 10 2019 ~10:02 AM CRASH WITH INJURIES AT COLFAX ST AND SMITH ST PALATINE • Palatine Fire Department • Personal Injury Crash • Colfax St and Smith St Palatine, IL • Report of a crash with injuries. BC8 on arrival reports two vehicles involved in a crash. Paramedics evaluating more than one patient. [INCIDENT MAP]

TUE SEP 10 2019 ~7:00 AM HOUSE FIRE ON 3RD ST NEAR RUSSELL AVE WINTHROP HARBOR • Winthrop Harbor Fire Department • HOUSE FIRE/Working Fire • 42.489439, -87.828926 (3rd St and Russell Ave Winthrop Harbor, IL) • Report of a house fire on 3rd St near Russell Ave. [INCIDENT MAP]


This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 5 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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