CARDINAL EMERGENCIES: Chicago Fire Scanner and Citizen Witness Reports for Friday, February 7 2020

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FRI FEB 07 2020 ~7:39 PM CAR CRASH WITH A CTA BUS, MULTIPLE INJURIES AT CHICAGO AVE AND LAUREL AVE CHICAGO • CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT • MULTIPLE INJURY CRASH/EMS PLAN I • Chicago Ave and Laurel Chicago, IL • Crash involving a private vehicle and a CTA bus BC7 reports one patient Code Red in the private vehicle. BC7 reported 15 patients Code Green — initially reported 11 Code Green on the CTA bus. Patients transported to St Anthony’s, Norwegian, West Suburban, and Community First. [INCIDENT MAP]

FRI FEB 07 2020 ~7:36 AM CRASH WITH INJURIES ON GOLF RD EAST OF BARTLETT RD, HOFFMAN ESTATES • Hoffman Estates Fire Department • Personal Injury Crash • Golf Rd and Bartlett Rd Hoffman Estates, IL • Report of a crash with injuries on Golf Road one-half mile east of Bartlett Road involving a gray Chevy HHR and a black Toyota Corolla. An additional property damage-only crash was located at the intersection of Golf Rd and Bartlett Rd. An additional engine was dispatched for an unknown reason at 7:39 a.m. TWR22 on arrival reports a 4-car crash at 7:43 a.m. [INCIDENT MAP]

FRI FEB 07 2020 ~7:05 AM HOUSE FIRE ON DORIAN DRIVE NEAR CAMBRIDGE DRIVE NORTHBROOK • Northbrook Fire Department • HOUSE FIRE/Working Fire • Dorian Drive and Cambridge Drive Northbrook, IL • Report of a house fire on Doriann Drive west of Cambridge Drive. Upgraded to confirmed fire in the basement at 7:06 a.m. E10 has smoke showing from the front door by 7:11 a.m. — off with a line, going offensive. TL12 Side A. BC11 taking command at 7:15 a.m. [INCIDENT MAP]

FRI FEB 07 2020 ~6:55 AM SMALL FIRE AT A HOUSE ON 2ND AVE NEAR KLASEN RD, CARY • Cary FPD • HOUSE FIRE/Working Fire • 9511 2nd Ave Cary, IL • Report of a house fire on 2nd Ave north of Klasen Rd. BC2 reports smoke showing. BC2 reports fire knocked by 7:09 a.m. Extra crew and auto aid returned. [INCIDENT MAP]

FRI FEB 07 2020 ~2:48 AM SMALL OVEN FIRE AT A PIZZA MANUFACTURER ON EAST ALGONQUIN RD, SCHAUMBURG • Schaumburg Fire Department • Commercial Bakery Oven Fire/Small Fire • 601 East Algonquin Rd Schaumburg, IL • Report of a bakery oven fire at Nation’s Pizza. Most extra companies returned by 2:56 a.m. [INCIDENT MAP]

FRI FEB 07 2020 ~12:18 AM HOUSE FIRE AT 6TH AVE AND MAPLE ST MAYWOOD • Maywood Fire Department • HOUSE FIRE/Working Fire • 6th Ave and Maple St Maywood, IL • Report of a house fire on 6th Ave north of Maple St. Fire crew reports smoke showing on arrival. [INCIDENT MAP]


Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 5 to 10 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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