Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Brush Fire at Bittersweet Golf Club on Almond Rd and Bittersweet Dr, Gurnee

Gurnee police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 12:35 PM Tuesday to a report of a brush at Bittersweet Golf Club, 875 Almond Road Gurnee, Il. Firefighter/paramedics were working on a large brush fire and called an extra alarm response to battle the wildfire.

A MABAS Division 4 Box Alarm on Box #13-59 for a brush fire was called out at about 12:35 p.m.

Firefighters from the northwest suburbs included Long Grove Fire Protection District.

Air temperatures this afternoon at Waukegan Regional Airport is 90°F and rising with a current Heat Index of 99°F. Firefighters are taking heat illness precautions, and a Comfort Bus and Mess Canteen has been dispatched to the scene.

At 12:55 p.m. were Southwest at 14 MPH and gusting to 20 MPH. Wind gusts are forecast to peak to about 24 MPH at 3 PM and to continue blowing from the Southwest throughout the day and night.


BRUSH FIRE BOX UNITS ASSIGNED ...

ENGINE(S): Gurnee

TRUCK(S): Beach Park, Newport, Fox Lake, Long Grove, Countryside,

SQUAD(S):

TENDER(S): Round Lake

EMS: Gurnee, Salem

CHIEF(S): Gurnee, Beach Park, Grayslake, Team Leader Liaison

TRS TECH TEAMS: Gurnee, Beach Park, Countryside, Fox Lake, Grayslake, Knollwood, Lake Forest, Long Grove, Waukegan, Newport

SPECIAL: Wildlife 4, SRT Mechanic, Gurnee ATV?, Newport ATV, Mess Canteen, Bus Comfort Station

CHANGE OF QUARTERS: Libertyville Engine, Zion EMS, Mundelein Engine, Lake Villa EMS, Libertyville Chief

STAGING: Almond Road in front of Bittersweet Golf Club golf course

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