Saturday, September 9, 2017

House Fire on University Drive East of Buffalo Grove Rd, Buffalo Grove

Buffalo Grove police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:31 AM Saturday to a report of a house fire with smoke coming out of windows and fire showing at the back of the house. 96 University Drive Buffalo Grove, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of a house fire with smoke coming out of windows and fire showing at the back of the house.

Police were first on the scene and reported seeing smoke. Smoke also filled the neighborhood in Buffalo Grove west of Buffalo Grove Road.

The first firefighting crew on arrival reported smoke showing.

Palatine Engine 82's was assigned to back down University Drive and feed Tower Ladder 25.

The fire was extinguished within about 25 minutes.

Firefighter/paramedics attempted to rescue two cats with CPR, according to witnesses. Neighbors said the cats did not survive.

Buffalo Grove Fire Department is investigating the cause of the fire.


ENGINE(S): E26 Buffalo Grove E4



RIT: BC ?? T ??


EMS: A25


CODE 4 AT 06:36 AM

ENGINE(S): Palatine E82


SQUAD(S): Prospect Heights SQD9 Lincolnshire SQD51

EMS: Lake Forest, Barrington, Schaumburg A52

CHIEF(S): 400 409 401 Long Grove BC55 Buffalo Grove 101



CHANGE OF QUARTERS: Rolling Meadows E15, Northbrook Truck

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