INFANT KILLED IN HOUSE FIRE ON W 59TH ST NEAR HERMITAGE AVE CHICAGO

      Report of a house fire with two children still inside the house.

      E116 crew on arrival reports a 1 1/2-story frame with fire on the first floor, ambulance needed Side A. Third ambulance requested by BC6 for people down in the front yard.

      T41 Side A.

      EMS Plan 1 by 1:52 am. on orders of BC6. Seven people home at time of fire -- 7 -month-old baby killed, and 51 year-old male (father) critically injured. At least two children transported with burns.

      BC6 reports two lines on the fire, roof being opened, ground ladders in place, secondary searches in progress by 1:53 am.

      Fire is out and secondary search complete and negative by 2:07 am.

      STRUCK OUT AT 2:07 AM

      EMS PLAN 1 SECURED AT 2:08 AM     

      FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED ...

      ENGINE(S): E116  E ?? 

      TRUCK(S): T41   T ??  TL ?? 

      SQD5  CV274 

      RIT: BC19  T33 

      CHIEF(S): BC 6 

      EMS: A ??  FC ??  STANDBY A ?? 

      A8  A75  A58

      STAGING:

      E = Engine, T = Ladder Truck, TL = Tower Ladder, Q = Quint, SQD = Squad, BC = Battalion Chief, CV = Command Vehicle, A = Ambulance


      STILL AND BOX ALARM AT 01:48 AM

      ENGINE(S):

      TRUCK(S):

      SQUAD(S):

      EMS:

      CHIEF(S): 2-1-30
      BC20 Plans Chief
      BC15 Box Chief

      CHANGE OF QUARTERS:

      STAGING: 59th St and Ashland Ave (changed to Paulina)

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LIGHTNING STRIKE, HOUSE FIRE ON WESTMORELAND DR NEAR OLD HICKS RD PALATINE

      MON SEP 03 2018 ~3:59 PM
      Palatine Fire Department
      Lightning Strike/House Fire/Working Fire
      2107 North Westmoreland Drive Palatine, IL

      Report of a fire at a split-level house. Report of pets inside.

      Police on arrival report a lightning strike with flames showing from a basement window. Code 4/Working Fire response at 4:02 pm.           

      E82 crew on arrival reports a fully-involved basement fire by 4:04 p.m.

      Interior crew report no more flames seen by 4:11 p.m.

      E81 search the first floor with Tower Ladder 85 assigned to assist search on the first floor at about 4:15 p.m.

      Quint 83's crew was working the second line at about 4:15 p.m.

      Primary search all clear by 4:17 p.m.

      Firefighters had two lines on the fire, building opened up for ventilation, ladders in place, primary search all clear, working on overhaul and checking for extension by 4:20 p.m.

      Engine 82's crew confirms the fire is knocked in the basement by 4:23 p.m.

      FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …

      ENGINE(S): E82  E81

      TRUCK(S): Q38   TL85

      SQUAD(S):  SQD85

      RIT: BC ??   T ??

      CHIEF(S): BC ??

      EMS: A82  Arlington Heights A4

      E = Engine, T = Ladder Truck, TL = Tower Ladder, Q = Quint, SQD = Squad, BC = Battalion Chief, A = Ambulance

      CODE 4 AT 04:02 PM

      ENGINE(S):  Arlington Heights E4

      TRUCK(S):

      EMS: Buffalo Grove A25

      CHIEF(S): Chiefs 801  802

      SPECIAL:

      STAGING:

      CHANGE OF QUARTERS:

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FATAL APARTMENT FIRE ON S SACRAMENTO BLVD NEAR CERMAK RD, CHICAGO

      SUN AUG 26 2018 ~4:00 AM
      Chicago Fire Department
      Fatal Residential, Multiple Structures Fire/Working Fire/Still and Box/2-11/Alarm/EMS Plan 1, 2, 3
      2224 South Sacramento Blvd Chicago, IL

      Report of a residential frame, multiple structures burning -- including coach house and 2 garages. 2 adults killed. 6 children killed. Adult injured and in Critical Condition. Teen injured and in Critical Condition. Firefighter injured, listed in Good Condition.



      Still and Box Alarm 4:05 am.

      EMS Plan 1 at 4:13 am on orders of 4-5-7.

      2-11 Alarm at 4:15 am on orders of BC14.

      EMS Plan 2 at 4:23 am.

      EMS Plan 3 at 4:26 am. 

      + + + + + +         

      E109 crew on arrival reports a fire in the rear by 4:02 am. TL5 Side A.

      BC14 reports a 2-1/2-story frame, 25x50 with a fire in the rear; 2 brick garages fully-involved 25x40; one line on the fire; all companies working by 4:07 am.

      Third engine (E107) assigned to the alley, T52 assigned to the alley, E99 assigned to the alley for manpower.

      BC14 requests an ambulance to the front of the building by 4:11 am.  
        Teen and adult transported Code Red to Stroger. 

      4 lines on the fire, main to the roof, all companies working by 4:12 am.

      4 lines on the fire; primary search underway, coach house fire out, working on two other structures at 4:25 a.m.

      Two additional trucks requested at 4:31 am. -- T7 and T2 assigned.

      Need an ALS ambulance in staging at 4:36 am.

      Main body of fire out by 4:36 am; secondary search underway.

      2-1-5 in command by 4:39 am.

      Multiple removals by 4:50 am.

      EMS PLAN 3 secured at 4:57 AM on orders of 2-1-5.

      2-11 Alarm struck out at 5:01 am on orders of 2-1-5.



      FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED ...

      ENGINE(S): E109 E23

      TRUCK(S): T32 TL5

      SQD1 CV271

      RIT: BC4 T48

      CHIEF(S): BC 14

      EMS: A ?? FC4-5-7 STANDBY A ??



      E = Engine, T = Ladder Truck, TL = Tower Ladder, Q = Quint, SQD = Squad, BC = Battalion Chief, CV = Command Vehicle, A = Ambulance

      STILL AND BOX ALARM AT 4:05 AM

      ENGINE(S): E99

      TRUCK(S):

      SQUAD(S):

      EMS:

      CHIEF(S): 224
      BC18 Box Chief
      BC15 Plans Chief

      SPECIAL:

      CHANGE OF QUARTERS:

      STAGING: Marshall Blvd and Cermak Rd

      2-11 ALARM AT 4:15 AM on orders of BC14

      ENGINE(S): E103

      TRUCK(S):

      SQUAD(S):

      EMS:

      CHIEF(S): 224 215 2-1-27 2-1-3A
      BC7 Safety Chief
      BC6 report to incident command

      SPECIAL: 400 Canteen 401

      CHANGE OF QUARTERS:

      STAGING: Marshall Blvd and Cermak Rd

      EMS PLAN 3 SECURED AT 4:57 AM on orders of 2-1-5

      2-11 ALARM STRUCK OUT AT 5:01 AM on orders of 2-1-5

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BOAT EXPLOSION AND FIRE IN WILMETTE HARBOR, WILMETTE

      SAT AUG 11 2018 ~8:05 AM
      Wilmette Fire Department
      Boat Explosion/Boat Fire/Man in Water/Water Recovery
      42.075785, -87.684948 (Wilmette Boat Harbor Wilmette, IL)

      BC26 relays report of a boat explosion from police; requests A26, A27 and E27 at 10 Harbor Drive.

      Male, age 60, found dead in water. Boat fire, then boat sunk. Second male victim transported to Evanston Hospital -- non-life-threatening injuries.

      FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …

      ENGINE(S): E27

      TRUCK(S): TL26

      SQUAD(S): SQD26 with boat 

      DIVERS: 2 Evanston Divers; all Division 3 divers paged 

      CHIEF(S): BC26 Winnetka Kenilworth BC28

      EMS: A26 A27

      E = Engine, T = Ladder Truck, TL = Tower Ladder, Q = Quint, SQD = Squad, BC = Battalion Chief, A = Ambulance

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WATER RESCUE BOX ALARM AT INDEPENDENCE GROVE FOREST PRESERVE ON BUCKLEY RD, LIBERTYVILLE

      SAT AUG 11 2018 ~11:56 AM
      Libertyville Fire Department
      Water Rescue/BOX ALARM
      16400 W Buckley Rd Libertyville, IL

      MABAS Division 4 Box Alarm on Box #46-61  for a water rescue at Independence Grove Forest Preserve. Far northwest side of the lake.

      BOX UNITS ASSIGNED ...

      ENGINE(S):

      TRUCK(S):

      SQUAD(S): Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD
      Gurnee Fire Department
      Waukegan Fire Department
      Deerfield

      BOAT(S): MABAS 4-1  4-C Sonar Boat

      DIVE TECHS: Lake Forest Fire Department
      Gurnee Fire Department
      Deerfield-Bannockburn FPD
      Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD
      Waukegan Fire Department
      Round Lake FPD
      Wauconda Fire District
      Barrington Fire Department
      Lake Zurich Fire Rescue
      Buffalo Grove Fire Department

      SONAR TECHS: Wauconda Fire District
      Grayslake FPD
      Lake Forest Fire Department
      Mundelein Fire Department
      Countryside FPD
      Gurnee Fire Department
      Buffalo Grove Fire Department
      Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD

      MECHANICS: Countryside FPD
      Newport Township FPD

      EMS: Grayslake FPD
      Wauconda Fire District

      CHIEF(S):
      Lake Forest Fire Department
      Mundelein Fire Department
      Grayslake FPD
      SONAR Coordinator
      SRT Ops Chief
      Dive Coordinator

      SPECIAL: MESS Canteen, SONAR Trailer, Division 4 Bus, Command 2, MABAS ATV4, Libertyville ATV, Mechanics Truck

      CHANGE OF QUARTERS: Lake Villa Ambulance, Round Lake Engine, Buffalo Grove Ambulance, Long Grove Engine, Zion Ambulance, North Chicago Engine, Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Chief

      STAGING: Inside on the left road.

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CRASH WITH INJURIES AT 130TH ST AND TORRENCE CHICAGO

      SAT AUG 11 2018 ~12:50 AM
      Chicago Fire Department
      Personal Injury Crash
      41.659142, -87.559379 (130th St and Torrence Chicago, IL)

      Report of a semi-trailer truck vs car crash with injuries. Engine 80 on arrival reports crash actually at 130th and Ford Access Road, and there are two patients. Second ambulance requested.

      CDOT requested for the car that is wedged under the semi -- no pin-in.

      FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED ...
         
      ENGINE(S): D80  E ??

      TRUCK(S): T ??  T ??  TL ??

      SQUAD(S): SQD ??

      CHIEF(S): BC ??

      EMS: A76  A71

      E = Engine, T = Ladder Truck, TL = Tower Ladder, Q = Quint, SQD = Squad, BC = Battalion Chief, CV = Command Vehicle,  A = Ambulance

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APARTMENT/CONDO FIRE ON INVERRARY LANE, DEERFIELD

      WED AUG 08 2018 ~6:34 PM
      Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD
      Apartment Condo Fire/Working Fire
      906 Inverrary Ln Deerfield, IL

      Report that a neighbor sees flames in a window.

      BC51 on arrival reports reports they have a working fire by 6:40 p.m.

      Inverrary command reports fire under control and searches all clear by 6:53 p.m.

      FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …

      ENGINE(S): E52 E53 Buffalo Grove E26

      TRUCK(S): Q ?? T ?? T ?? T51

      SQUAD(S): SQD??

      TENDER(S): TANKER ??

      CHIEF(S): BC51 BC24 BC20?

      EMS: A51 A24

      E = Engine, T = Ladder Truck, TL = Tower Ladder, Q = Quint, SQD = Squad, BC = Battalion Chief, A = Ambulance

      CODE 4 AT 06:37 PM

      ENGINE(S): E42

      TRUCK(S): Buffalo Grove Q27 (unavailable) Countryside TL412 Northbrook TL12?

      SQUAD(S): BG26

      RIT: BC ?? T ?? SQD19 A10

      TENDER(S):

      EMS: A42 Northbrook A10 Long Grove A55

      CHIEF(S): 5100 2000 Countryside Chief

      SPECIAL:

      STAGING:

      CHANGE OF QUARTERS:

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BOX ALARM FOR HOUSE FIRE, ATTACHED GARAGE FIRE ON RIDGE CROFT LANE, BARRINGTON HILLS

      WED AUG 08 2018 ~7:49 PM
      Barrington Countryside FPD
      House Fire/Attached Garage Fire/BOX ALARM
      77 Ridge Croft Lane Barrington Hills, IL

      MABAS Division 4 Box Alarm on Box #38-1 for a attached garage fire at a large home.

      BOX UNITS ASSIGNED ...

      ENGINE(S): Lake Zurich Fire Rescue
      Fox River and Countryside Fire Rescue District
      Carpentersville & Countryside FPD
      Algonquin-Lake in the Hills FPD
      Mundelein Fire Department

      TRUCK(S): Palatine Fire Department RIT

      SQUAD(S): Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD

      TENDER(S): Fox Lake Fire Department
      Nunda Rural FPD
      Bartlett FPD
      Crystal Lake Fire Rescue
      McHenry Township FPD

      EMS: Des Plaines Fire Department (REHAB)

      CHIEF(S): Lake Zurich Fire Rescue
      Fox River Grove FPD
      Cary FPD
      Long Grove FPD
      Wauconda Fire District

      SPECIAL: MESS Canteen, ATV4

      CHANGE OF QUARTERS: Wheeling EMS, Deerfield Engine, Rolling Meadows EMS, Streamwood Engine, Nunda Chief

      STAGING AT RIDGE CROFT AND SPRING CREEK

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CRASH WITH ENTRAPMENT AFTER 3 PEOPLE SHOT IN VEHICLE NEAR LAKE ST AND KOSTNER AVE, CHICAGO

      WED AUG 08 2018 ~3:40 AM
      Chicago Fire Department
      Person Shot/GSW/Extrication Crash
      Lake St and Kostner Ave Chicago, IL

      Three of five people shot while traveling in a Jeep. Male, 21, and female, 22, both DOA at Mount Sinai. Male, 19, transported to Stroger; listed in serious condition. Shooting one block away; unknown if shooters in vehicle or on foot.

      Pin-in response and an EMS Plan 1.

      BC18 reports 3 extricated by 3:55 a.m. and that crews are still working on extricating a fourth victim.   

      FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …

      ENGINE(S): E95

      TRUCK(S):  T26

      SQUAD(S): SQD ??

      EMS: A10  A15  A64  A77  A63

      EMS PLAN 1 by 3:48 AM.

      EMS PLAN 1 SECURED AT 4:06 AM on orders of BC 18

      E = Engine, T = Ladder Truck, TL = Tower Ladder, Q = Quint, SQD = Squad, BC = Battalion Chief, A = Ambulance

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CRASH WITH INJURIES ON WAUKEGAN RD JUST NORTH OF MARIANO'S, DEERFIELD

      THU AUG 02 2018 ~9:26 PM
      Deerfield-Bannockburn FPD
      Personal Injury Crash
      2999 Waukegan Rd Deerfield, IL

      Report of a crash with two injured on Waukegan Rd north of Route 22.

      Crew on arrival reports two cars involved with moderate to heavy damage.  A422 reports two vehicles with moderate damage and one vehicle off the road.

      Lake Forest A422 taking the patient being extricated, and Deerfield taking another patient already out of the vehicle about 9:40 p.m.

      Extrication complete by 9:42 p.m.             

      FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED ...

      ENGINE(S): E ??  E ?? 

      TRUCK(S): T ??  TL ?? 

      SQUAD(S): SQD19  Lake Forest SQD421  (returned)

      CHIEF(S): BC20   

      EMS: A19  Lake Forest A422 

      E = Engine, T = Ladder Truck, TL = Tower Ladder, Q = Quint, SQD = Squad, BC = Battalion Chief, A = Ambulance

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FIRE AT EZ TAN ON ELM ST, MCHENRY

      THU AUG 02 2018 ~9:12 PM
      McHenry Township FPD
      Small Fire at Tanning Salon
      4507 W Elm St McHenry, IL

      Report of fire visible in the windows at EZ Tan.  Police on arrival confirm flames and smoke showing with a strong chemical odor; shutting down Route 120.       

      BC12 on arrival reports an unoccupied building with smoke showing by 9:14 p.m.

      BC12 assigned second engine to park in front of EZ Tan and drop a 5 inch at the first engine and connect to the hydrant west of the scene.

      FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …

      ENGINE(S): E1241  E1244  E1245  Nunda Engine, Crystal Lake

      TRUCK(S): Q ??  T ??  T ??  TL ??

      SQUAD(S):  SQD1250

      TENDER(S): TANKER ??

      RIT: BC ??   T ??

      CHIEF(S): BC12

      EMS: A1251  A ??

      E = Engine, T = Ladder Truck, TL = Tower Ladder, Q = Quint, SQD = Squad, BC = Battalion Chief, A = Ambulance

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GAS LINE HIT WITH RESIDENTIAL EVACUATIONS AT BRAELOCH CT AND ASHFORD COURT IN GREEN OAKS

      THU AUG 02 2018 ~10:18 AM
      Libertyville Fire Department
      Gas Leak with Evacuations
      Braeloch Ct and Ashford Court Lake Bluff, IL

      Report of a high pressure gas line rupture and outdoor leak with evacuation. UPgraded to Structure Fire Response as precaution at 10:27 a.m. Winds WSW 4 MPH.

      Traffic blocked at Rockland Rd and Ashford Dr and west of scene. Temperature-controlled bus requested at the scene for shelter for residents.   

      Change of Quarters Box Alarm struck out by 11:16 a.m.

      FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …

      ENGINE(S): E461 E44 E421

      TRUCK(S): Q ?? T ?? T ?? TL ??

      SQUAD(S): SQD??

      TENDER(S): TANKER ??

      RIT: BC ?? T ??

      CHIEF(S): BC ?? 4601

      EMS: A ?? A ??

      E = Engine, T = Ladder Truck, TL = Tower Ladder, Q = Quint, SQD = Squad, BC = Battalion Chief, A = Ambulance

      MABAS Division 4 Change of Quarters Box Alarm on Box #46-32  for a high pressure gas leak and residential evacuations.         

      BOX UNITS ASSIGNED ...

      ENGINE(S):  Grayslake FPD, Long Grove FPD, North Chicago Fire Department

      TRUCK(S):

      SQUAD(S):

      TENDER(S):

      EMS: Lake Villa Fire Department, Buffalo Grove Fire Department, Zion Fire-Rescue Department

      CHIEF(S): Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD

      E = Engine, T = Ladder Truck, TL = Tower Ladder, Q = Quint, SQD = Squad, BC = Battalion Chief, A = Ambulance

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