Palatine Firefighters Rescue Sick or Injured Worker from the Roof at Fremd High School

Paramedic crew from Palatine Ambulance 84 transporting a patient found on the roof at William Fremd High School to a local hospital
Paramedic crew from Palatine Ambulance 84 transporting a patient found on the roof at William Fremd High School to a local hospital Monday morning, March 15, 2021.

Police, firefighters, and paramedics from Palatine responded about 7:49 a.m. Monday, March 15, 2021 to a report of a sick or injured person found on the roof at Fremd High School, 1000 South Quentin Road in Palatine. A worker was found collapsed on the roof of the high school on the south side of the school building near the football field.




Interior access for removal of the victim was not feasible, and fire command assigned Quint 85’s crew to access the roof with their main aerial at the south side of the building. Paramedics treated the patient on the roof, and firefighters and paramedics lowered him in a Stokes basket to the ground while connected to the main aerial. The patient was then transported to Northwest Community Hospital.

Roof rescue by Palatine firefighters and paramedics at Fremd High School in Palatine
Roof rescue by Palatine firefighters and paramedics at Fremd High School in Palatine.




Paramedics crew from Palatine Ambulance 84 transporting a patient found on the roof at William Fremd High School to a local hospital
Paramedic crew from Palatine Ambulance 84 transporting a patient found on the roof at William Fremd High School to a local hospital.

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William Fremd High School satellite view roof rescue location (Imagery ©2021 Google, Imagery ©2021 Maxar Technologies, U.S. Geological Survey, Map data ©2021)
William Fremd High School satellite view roof rescue location (Imagery ©2021 Google, Imagery ©2021 Maxar Technologies, U.S. Geological Survey, Map data ©2021).