Saturday, October 14, 2017

House Struck by Lightning, Chimney Falls, Attic Fire on Newhaven Drive, Lake Zurich

Lake Zurich police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:06 PM Saturday to a report of a chimney struck by lightning with falling objects from the chimney injuring a man at the house, 3 Newhaven Drive Hawthorn Woods, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a man was injured by a falling chimney after the chimney was struck by lightning. The man was reported to be conscious and walking on his own.

The first fire crew on arrival reported fire showing from the rear of the house with an attic fire.

Engine 321's exterior attack with water on the fire.

A second hose line was led out inside the house with Engine 322's crew while checking for extension of the exterior fire into the house.

Long Grove's tanker crew was delayed by a train.

Battalion Chief 32 reported the fire was knocked by 7:20 PM.

Ladder Tower 341 assigned to raise the main for inspection of the roof and overhaul, although probably not needed for fire suppression.

FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …

ENGINE(S): E321 E322 E324

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

SQUAD(S): SQD??

TENDER(S): TANKER ??

RIT: BC ?? T ??

CHIEF(S): BC32

EMS: A323 A ??


GENERAL ALARM AT 07:14 PM

ENGINE(S): Buffalo Grove E26, Palatine Engine 81

TRUCK(S): Wauconda T341

SQUAD(S):

TENDER(S): Countryside Tanker 411, Barrington-Countryside Tanker 38, Long Grove Tanker 55

EMS: Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Ambulance 52

CHIEF(S):

SPECIAL:

STAGING: ??

CHANGE OF QUARTERS: ??

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