Tuesday, November 3, 2015

House Fire Follows Explosion in Basement on Blue Court Near Crystal Lake Ave , Crystal Lake

Crystal Lake police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:33 AM Tuesday to a report of a house fire at 6015 Blue Court, Crystal Lake, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that flames were coming from the house and that an explosion from an unknown cause occurred in the basement.

Some fire vehicles were stopped by a train while en route to the fire.

First crew on arrival reported they're on the scene with a fully-involved house fire with all residents evacuated. Firefighters initially fought the fire with a defensive attack.

Paramedics possibly evaluated and treated at least one patient.

The fire department response was upgraded to a Box Alarm to the Second Level at about 6:45 a.m. and to the Third Level at about 6:53 a.m.

The fire was declared under control about 7:27 a.m. and the Box Alarm was struck out at 7:27 a.m.

UNITS ASSIGNED

ENGINE(S): E341 E343 E344

TRUCK(S): T381 TL381 ALGONQUIN TL181

SQUAD(S): SQD359 ?

TENDER(S): TANKER371

RIT: MCHENRY RIT ENGINE

CHIEF(S): BC330 C302 DC303 308 303 ALGONQUIN

EMS: A353 A354

OX UNITS ASSIGNED ...

ENGINE(S): HUNTLEY, BARRINGTON, COUNTRYSIDE

TRUCK(S): BARRINGTON

SQUAD(S): CARY CASCADE

TENDER(S): WOODSTOCK, WAUCONDA, WONDER LAKE, FOX RIVER GROVE, MCHENRY

EMS: WEST DUNDEE, CARPENTERSVILLE, EAST DUNDEE

CHIEF(S):
MCHENRY RIT, WOODSTOCK, HUNTLEY

SPECIAL: REHAB SOUTH, ALGONQUIN SAFETY OFFICER, CARY SAFETY OFFICER, EMA 56, HUNTLEY SAFETY OFFICER, SALVATION ARMY CANTEEN

CHANGE OF QUARTERS: LAKE ZURICH ENGINE, PINGREE GROVE AMBULANCE

STAGING: CRYSTAL LAKE AND WYNDWOOD DR

3RD ALARM AT 06:53 AM

ENGINE(S): LAKE ZURICH

TRUCK(S): HARVARD

SQUAD(S): ??

TENDER(S): RICHMOND, MARENGO, UNION

EMS: PINGREE GROVE

CHIEF(S): CARY

SPECIAL: REHAB NORTH, AIR 5

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