Monday, February 19, 2018

Small Fire with Considerable Smoke at Senior Living Community Apartment on Central Rd Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:39 AM Monday to a report of an activated fire alarm at Church Creek Senior Living Community, 1250 West Central Road Arlington Heights, Il. Rolling Meadows Engine 15's crew on arrival reported a 4-story residential facility with nothing showing by 2:44 a.m.

Smoke was reported in the common area, followed by a report of a fire on the third floor by 2:47 a.m.

Firefighters were aware of a sprinkler head activated by 2:48 a.m. and the fire response was updated to a confirmed fire response by 2:48 a.m. Ambulance 3 and Squad 1 was assigned.

Firefighters reported waterflow from the west center staircase by 2:51 a.m. with considerable smoke. The fire department response was updated to a working fire response by 2:52 a.m.

An interior crew reported the fire is out by 2:54 a.m. The fire involved a heating unit near a window, and the sprinkler was still activated in the room.

An interior crew reported a heavy amount of water on the third floor.

No injuries were initially reported, and firefighters immediately went to work to ventilate the building. Significant smoke was reported in every hallway.

MABAS Division MVU-1 was requested by 3:04 a.m. and arrived at 3:28 a.m.

A 4-Gas Monitor was used to monitor air safety on all floors.

There were no reported injuries and no medical transports to Northwest Community Hospital as of 4:30 a.m.

FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …

ENGINE(S): E3 E15

TRUCK(S): TL1

SQUAD(S): SQD2

RIT: BC ?? T ??

CHIEF(S): BC1

EMS: A3 A ??


CODE 4 AT 2:52 AM

ENGINE(S): E2 E4 Elk Grove Township 11

TRUCK(S):

SQUAD(S):

EMS: A2

CHIEF(S): 100 101 102

SPECIAL: Mobile Ventilation Unit (MVU-1)

STAGING:

CHANGE OF QUARTERS:

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