, Schaumburg

Schaumburg police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 12:31 AM Saturday to a townhouse fire 201 Glasgow Lane Schaumburg, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a mom and dad were trapped in a bedroom inside the burning townhouse.

Police on scene reported smoke inside the townhouse. The fire was upgraded to a working fire response at 12:34 a.m.

Engine 51's crew on arrival at about 12:38 a.m. report edfire showing, and reported they were leading out with a house.

A fire engine from Streamwood was assigned to a backup line.

The fire department response was also upgraded to a MABAS Change of Quarters Box Alarm which brought assistance from neighboring fire departments for standby in Schaumburg's fire stations.

A primary search of the first floor was conducted by 12:49 a.m. During a search of the second floor, firefighters found two people on the second floor and rescued them down ladders on the back side of the townhouse by 12:51 a.m.

Simultaneously, other firefighters extinguished the fire by 12:52 a.m.

Firefighter/paramedics from Bloomingdale, Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates, Roselle, Rolling Meadows, Streamwood, and Wood Dale assisted Schaumburg firefighters either at the scene or by standing by in Schaumburg fire stations.

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