Police from Kildeer and firefighters and paramedics from Long Grove responded about 2:15 a.m. Saturday, July 30, 2022 to a report of a house fire in a Cul-de-Sac in the block of 21600 North Tiffany Court in Kildeer. The initial report was that a staircase attached to the rear of the house was on fire.
Long Grove Battalion Chief 55 on arrival reported a 2-1/2-story large home with a fire at the back of the house. The neighborhood has no fire hydrants.
Firefighters from the Long Grove FPD and multiple surrounding fire departments from four counties and two states battled a massive house fire in Killdeer, Illinois in an area without fire hydrants (VIDEO CREDIT: Larry Shapiro). YouTube Tips ⓘ
A MABAS Division 3 Box Alarm #55-1 was activated direct to the 2nd Alarm at 2:27 a.m. Tender/tanker operations were established. At least one of the water sources was located at Bristol Trail Road and Regent Court just off of Quentin Road in Lake Zurich — just over one mile away on a straight line.
The fire call was upgraded to a third alarm and a fifth alarm for tankers at 2:44 a.m. Tender/tankers assigned from as far as Salem, Wisconsin and Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin.
Firefighters, paramedics and/or command officers from Barrington, Buffalo Grove, Cary, Countryside, Elk Grove Township, Elk Grove Village, Fox River Grove, Glenview, Grayslake, Gurnee, Highland Park, Inverness (Palatine Rural FPD), Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Lake Villa, Mount Prospect, Mundelein, Northbrook, Prospect Heights, Round Lake
Firefighters, paramedics and/or command officers from Newport, North Chicago, Rolling Meadows, and Wheeling were assigned to stand by in the Long Grove fire station.
Firefighters, paramedics and/or command officers from Countryside, Des Plaines, East Dundee, Lake Forest, McHenry, Mundelein, North Chicago, Waukegan were assigned on the 3rd Alarm and the 5th Alarm (tenders/tankers).
Tender/Tankers from Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin and Salem, Wisconsin.
The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.
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