Sunday, March 5, 2017

Natural Gas Odor Investigated at Condo , Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:11 AM Sunday to a report of an activated fire alarm at a condominium building at 44 North Vail Avenue Arlington Heights, IL. Firefighter/paramedics received a report of an activated fire alarm, followed by a report that a resident pulled the manual alarm after smelling the odor of natural gas on floors 3, 4, 5 and 6.

Firefighters investigated the 7-story building for a natural gas leak by smell sense and by using gas detection meters.

A woman also met firefighters on the first floor and reported a gas odor inside the building.

There was a slight metered detection on the 3rd floor with no odor. The meter was reading 140 ppm on the third floor. On floor 5 the meter was reading 100 ppm.

Engine 2's crew reported an odor on the second floor, but reported reported no detection on the gas detection meter.

A Nicor rep was immediately on the scene, and may have already been on the scene before firefighters arrived.

No gas was detected on the ground floor near the commercial business area.

Firefighters possibly narrowed the source to a condo unit on the second floor where there was some recent cooking activity.

FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …

ENGINE(S): E2 E3

TRUCK(S): TL1

SQUAD(S): SQD1

RIT: BC ?? T ??

CHIEF(S): BC1

EMS: A ??

Read complete article on Arlingtoncardinal.com ...

http://www.arlingtoncardinal.com/?s=Natural+Gas+Odor+Investigated+At+Condo+,+Arlington+Heights


gas odor, gas odor Arlington Heights, gas odor investigation, gas odor investigation Arlington Heights, Arlington Heights Police Department, Arlington Heights Fire Department
Arlington Heights News (desktop/mobile optimized with US & World News) see The Cardinal -- Arlingtoncardinal.com Arlington Heights police and fire calls.
Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove, Long Grove, Mt. Prospect, Palatine, Prospect Hts, Rolling Meadows, Schaumburg, Wheeling

The rest of Chicagoland ...


Follow Emergencies Behind the Scenes Facebook page. Emergency news coverage for Chicagoland. Submit your pictures or just stay up-to-date on with fire, rescue, EMS and police photo galleries. Please add your public safety photo to the wall album -- go direct to the Arlington Cardinal Emergencies Behind the Scenes photos. For a list of all of The Cardinal Facebook fan pages, go to Arlingtoncardinal.com/about/facebook ...
 HOT GOOGLE SEARCHES ...