Friday, October 31, 2014

HAUNTED HOUSE SINKING AT NAVY PIER; BARGE SINKS AT NORTHEAST CORNER OF PIER, CHICAGO

FRI OCT 31 2014 ~2:53 PM
CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT
HAUNTED HOUSE SINKING/STANDBY
600 E GRAND AVE CHICAGO, IL

WGN and WBEZ daring enough to navigate Navy Pier as it blowholes like a whale (see video links below) ...
REPORT THAT THE HAUNTED HOUSE IS SINKING.

CREW ON ARRIVAL REPORTS THE HAUNTED HOUSE IS GOING DOWN.

NO REPORTED INJURIES.

ENGINE(S): E42

CHIEF(S): BC1

Are you sure? ...


See also ...
WBEZ VIDEOS ...
[1] Sally Eisele: "It looks like the haunted house is sinking!"

[2] BLOWHOLES!

 + + +

  www.navypier.com/things2do/entertainment/halloween.html

Twitter.com/FearatNavyPier

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WATER RESCUE RESPONSE FOR OVERTURNED SAILBOAT AT LAKE OPEKA AT HOWARD AVE AND LEE ST DES PLAINES

FRI OCT 31 2014 ~2:27 PM
DES PLAINES FIRE DEPARTMENT
OVERTURNED SAILBOAT/WATER RESCUE
HOWARD AVE AND LEE ST DES PLAINES, IL

REPORT OF AN OVERTURNED SAILBOAT.

BC61 REPORTS FIREFIGHTERS SUSPECT THE WIND BLEW THE SMALL SAILBOAT OFF ITS TRAILER AND INTO THE MIDDLE OF THE LAKE.

LAUNCHING RESCUE BOAT FOR RECONNAISSANCE AND TO SECURE BOAT.

ENGINE(S): E62 E63 ELK GROVE E8

SQUAD(S): DIVE SQUAD 61

SERVICE TRUCK 63

CHIEF(S): BC61 6101

EMS: A62 A63

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TREE FALLS, THREATENS HOUSE ON GREENLEAF AVE, LINCOLNWOOD

FRI OCT 31 2014 ~1:56 PM
LINCOLNWOOD FIRE DEPARTMENT
TREE DOWN THREAT TO HOUSE
3932 GREENLEAF AVE LINCOLNWOOD, IL

REPORT OF A TREE THAT FELL ON A HOUSE.

BC15 REPORTS A SIGNIFICANT TREE POSING AN IMMINENT THREAT TO A HOUSE. REQUESTING TREE SERVICE AND/OR PUBLIC WORKS.

ENGINE(S): E ??

TRUCK(S): T15

CHIEF(S): BC15

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REPORT OF MISSING JET SKIER AT MONTROSE HARBOR, CHICAGO

FRI OCT 31 2014 ~1:31 PM
CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT
MISSING JET SKIER/WATER RESCUE RESPONSE
4400 N LAKE SHORE DRIVE CHICAGO, IL

REPORT OF A PERSON IN THE WATER. CREW ON ARRIVAL REPORTS

6-8-6 REPORTS HOLD UP E2 AND HELICOPTER.

LARGE GROUP OF PEOPLE KITE SURFING, BUT NO JET SKIERS OBSERVED. FIRE DEPARTMENT ASKING POLICE TO HAVE PEOPLE LEAVE THE LAKE FOR THEIR SAFETY.

INCIDENT FOUND AT WILSON AND THE LAKE SHORE -- TOYOTA WITH FLASHERS ON REPORTING MISSING JET SKIER.

FIREFIGHTERS DISCOVER A WIND SURFER ABOUT ONE BLOCK OUT INTO THE LAKE -- REQUESTING POLICE MARINE UNIT RESPONSE TO THE WIND SURFER, AND "LAND" POLICE TO RESPOND CLEAR THE BEACH OF WIND SURFERS AND KITE SURFERS.

ENGINE(S): E2 E ??

TRUCK(S): T ??

WATER RESPONSE: FAST BOAT 6-8-8,
SCUBA DIVE TEAM 6-8-7, RESCUE HELICOPTER 6-8-1?, RESCUE HELICOPTER 6-8-2?

CHIEF(S): BC ??, DEPUTY DISTRICT CHIEF (SCUBA) 6-8-6, SPECIAL OPERATIONS BC 5-1-5. ALL UNITS NOT CONFIRMED ON SCENE.

STAGING:

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ANGRY LAKE MICHIGAN: NORTHBOUND LAKE SHORE DRIVE CLOSED; HIGH WAVES CRASHING NORTH OF OAK STREET BEACH TO NORTH AVENUE BEACH

FRI OCT 31 2014 ~1:27 PM
CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT
ROAD CLOSURE/DANGEROUS WAVES
1200 N LAKE SHORE DRIVE CHICAGO, IL

HIGH WAVES FROM LAKE MICHIGAN ARE CRASHING OVER NORTHBOUND LAKE SHORE DRIVE AT THE 1200 BLOCK. NORTHBOUND LAKE SHORE DRIVE WAS CLOSED ABOUT 125 P.M. FROM MICHICAN AVENUE TO NORTH AVENUE. THE MICHIGAN AVENUE RAMP WAS ALSO CLOSED.



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REAR PORCHES ON FIRE WITH POWER LINES DOWN ON MONROE ST NEAR KILDARE AVE, CHICAGO

FRI OCT 31 2014 ~12:39 PM
CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT
REAR PORCHES/STILL AND BOX/WORKING FIRE
4326 W MONROE ST CHICAGO, IL

BC13 REPORTS THEY NEED A WORKING FIRE RESPONSE FOR REAR PORCHES ON FIRE AND HIGH WINDS.

E113 TO TAKE THE REAR OF THE BUILDING

BC13 REPORTS ABOUT 10 LINES DOWN -- POPPIN'

BC13 REPORTS THEY NEED EDISON OUT HERE RIGHT AWAY -- ON HOLD WITH COMED

FIRE IS KNOCKED AT ABOUT 12:49:33 PM -- COMED ON THE WAY.

4 LINES ON THE FIRE UNDER CONTROL BY ABOUT 12:54 PM.

2-2-1 REPORTS TWO  EXPOSURES AT 4324 AND 4328 -- BOTH GREYSTONES.

ENGINE(S): E ?? E113

TRUCK(S): T ?? T ??

SQD ?? CV271 (HELD UP)

RIT: BC14 T48

CHIEF(S): BC13

EMS: A ?? FC ?? STANDBY A ??

STILL AND BOX ALARM AT 12:44 PM

ENGINE(S): E117 E44

TRUCK(S): T36 STAGING

CHIEF(S): BC4
2-2-1
BC7 HELD UP

STAGING: MONROE AND PULASKI

STRUCK OUT AT 12:53 PM

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DETACHED GARAGE FIRE ON CREE LN WEST OF PEARTREE LN JUST NORTH OF EUCLID AVE, MOUNT PROSPECT

FRI OCT 31 2014 ~12:09 AM
MOUNT PROSPECT FIRE DEPARTMENT
DETACHED GARAGE FIRE
1700 E CREE LN MOUNT PROSPECT, IL (IN THIS BLOCK)

REPORT OF A HOUSE ON FIRE AND ALSO A REPORT OF EXTERIOR FENCE ON FIRE -- POSSIBLY A DETACHED GARAGE FIRE.

E14 CREW ON ARRIVAL REPORTS A TWO-STORY SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCE WITH SMOKE SHOWING IN THE BACK AND A CONFIRMED GARAGE FIRE AT ABOUT 12:12 PM.

E14 ON OVERHAUL AT 12:17 PM.



ENGINE(S): E14 GLENVIEW E8 PROSPECT HEIGHTS E39

TRUCK(S): T13

CHIEF(S): BC3 300 302

EMS: A13 A14


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Thursday, October 30, 2014

FIRE IN A GREYSTONE ON AVERS AVE NEAR ROOSEVELT RD, CHICAGO

THU OCT 30 2014 ~2:58 PM
CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT
GREYSTONE FIRE/WORKING FIRE
1228 S AVERS AVE CHICAGO, IL

E38 CREW ON ARRIVAL REPORTS A LITTLE SMOKE.

BC13 REPORTS A 2-STORY ORDINARY 25X50, FIRE APPEARS TO BE ON THE SECOND FLOOR, ONE LINE ON THE FIRE, PRIMARY SEARCH UNDERWAY, COUPLE OF GROUND LADDERS UP, ALL COMPANIES WORKING AT 2:03 PM.

BC13 REPORTS THE FIRE IS UNDER CONTROL, PRIMARY SEARCH COMPLETE AND NEGATIVE, SECONDARY SEARCH UNDERWAY, HOLDING UP SQD1 AND CV271.

ENGINE(S): E38 E ??

TRUCK(S): T48? T ??

SQD1 CV271

RIT: BC14 T32

CHIEF(S): BC13

EMS: A ?? FC ?? STANDBY A ??

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APARTMENT FIRE BACK PORCH ON PALMER ST NEAR KNOX AVE, CHICAGO

THU OCT 30 2014 ~2:35 PM
CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT
APARTMENT PORCH FIRE/WORKING FIRE
4636 PALMER ST CHICAGO, IL

E68 CREW ON ARRIVAL REPORTS A FIRE IN A 3-STORY BRICK APARTMENT BUILDING

BC7 REPORTS A FIRE BETWEEN THE PANELING AND THE OUTSIDE WALL OF THE PORCH -- HOLDING UP SQD2 AND CV272 AT 2:40 PM.

ADDRESS IS 4636 AND 4634 PALMER.

ENGINE(S): E68 E76

TRUCK(S): T35 T58

SQD2 CV272

RIT: BC8 T53

CHIEF(S): BC7

EMS: A ?? FC ?? STANDBY A ??


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BOMB THREAT "CREDIBLE" AT KLUCZYNSKI FEDERAL BUILDING ON SOUTH DEARBORN ST, CHICAGO

THU OCT 30 2014 ~11:46 AM
CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT
BOMB THREAT
230 S DEARBORN ST, CHICAGO, IL

US MARSHALS EVACUATED SOME FLOORS OF KLUCZYNSKI FEDERAL BUILDING ABOUT 7:15 A.M.

ENTIRE BLOCK AROUND THE KLUCZYNSKI FEDERAL BUILDING HAS BEEN CLOSED TO TRAFFIC.

CLARK CLOSED BETWEEN ADAMS AND JACKSON.

ADAMS CLOSED BETWEEN CLARK AND DEARBORN.

U.S. MARSHALS INVESTIGATING.

BOMB-SNIFFING DOGS AT KLUCZYNSKI FEDERAL BUILDING AND THE DIRKSEN FEDERAL COURTHOUSE ACROSS THE STREET.



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GAS LEAK; GAS LINE CUT BY WATER CREWS ON N RUTHERFORD, CHICAGO -- LEVEL I HAZMAT

THU OCT 30 2014 ~9:20 AM
CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT
LEVEL I HAZMAT/GAS LEAK
1809 N RUTHERFORD AVE CHICAGO, IL

BC8 REPORTS E16 IS STANDING BY WITH A 2 1/2 LINE AFTER THE WATER DEPARTMENT CUT A GAS LINE. COMPANIES EVACUATING A FEW BUNGALOWS AND STANDING BY FOR GAS COMPANY.

WIND SW 8 MPH

5-1-1 (HAZ-MAT INCIDENT TEAM 1)

CHIEF(S): BC8
5-1-2

STAGING: RUTHERFORD AND NORTH AVE CHANGED TO BLOOMINGDALE AND NORMANDY

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ATTATCHED GARAGE FIRE, CAR FIRES ON DRIVEWAY ON COLLEN DR, LOMBARD

WED OCT 29 2014 ~11:49 PM
LOMBARD FIRE DEPARTMENT
ATTACHED GARAGE/HOUSE FIRE/WORKING FIRE
432 W COLLEN DR LOMBARD, IL

44 CREW ON ARRIVAL REPORTS A SINGLE-FAMILY HOME WITH CONSTRUCTION -- TWO CARS FULLY-INVOLVED AND ATTACHED GARAGE FULLY-INVOLVED.

GENERAL ALARM UPGRADED TO A SPECIAL ALARM AT 12:05 AM FOR FULLY-INVOLVED ATTACHED GARAGE FIRE WITH EXTENSION TO THE HOUSE.

ALL RESIDENTS REPORTED SAFELY EVACUATED AT NEIGHBOR'S HOUSE AT 12:06 AM.

ALL COMPANIES WORKING AT 12:11 AM.

KNOCK ON THE FIRE AT 12:16 AM.




ENGINE(S): E44 E45 E82

TRUCK(S): TL44

SQUAD(S): SQD93 SQD77

RIT: BC ?? T ??

CHIEF(S): BC24 CHIEF77 DEPUTY71

EMS: MEDIC44 MEDIC45 MEDIC47

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