Friday, December 29, 2017

Fire Destroys Car-X on Oakton St Near Mannheim Rd, Des Plaines

Des Plaines police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 1:26 PM Friday to a report of a fire at Car-X, 1108 East Oakton Street Des Plaines, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of a fire at Car-X.

Engine 62's crew on arrival reported a working fire at Car-X by 1:27 p.m.

Battalion Chief 61 requested a Working Fire response by 1:28 p.m.

The wall on the west side was at risk of collapse by 1:38 p.m. with welding tanks near the interior side of the wall.

An aerial tower raised by about 1:30 p.m.

Engine 61's crew led out with a second 2 1/2-inch line at about 1:31 p.m.

Crews were going defensive by about 1:36 p.m. as the fire went through the roof.

The fire response was elevated to a Box Alarm by 2:02 p.m. for engine, trucks and ambulances only.

FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …

ENGINE(S): E62 E61 E63

TRUCK(S): T ?? T ?? TL61 TL63

SQUAD(S): SQD??

RIT: BC ?? T ??

CHIEF(S): BC61

EMS: A62 A61 A63

WORKING FIRE AT 01:28 PM

ENGINE(S): Niles E2 Rosemont E156 Elk Grove Township E11

TRUCK(S): Park Ridge TL36

SQUAD(S):

TENDER(S):

EMS: Park Ridge A36 Rosemont A169

CHIEF(S): BC36 BC13

SPECIAL:

STAGING:

CHANGE OF QUARTERS: Rosemont A168

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