Monday, August 22, 2016

Laundry Room Fire at Village In The Park Apartments on Valley Lake Drive, Schaumburg

Schaumburg police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 10:33 PM Sunday to an Activated Fire Alarm, 1310 Valley Lake Drive Schaumburg, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics also received a report from a person on premise that fire was coming out of a vent on the side of the building.

Schaumburg Battalion Chief 5 upgraded the fire response to a confirmed fire Code 3 on report of visible fire seen.

BC5 reports heavy smoke on floors 1, 2, and 3, and white smoke on the 7th floor.

Hoffman Estates T22 crew assigned to A side with smoke ejectors to start ventilating the first floor. by 11:04 p.m.

BC5 requests an additional ambulance assigned to standby at the command post.

Companies going up to the fire floor with high-rise packs and hand pumps at 10:42 p.m.

T52 assigned with ventilation on the second floor.

E54 interior crew reports trouble locating the fire at 10:45 p.m. Crew has ventilated but is having trouble locating the seat of the fire. The fire was located and contained to an apartment laundry room on the second floor.

The fire response was upgraded to a Working Fire Resonse CODE 4 at 10:41 PM

Squad 55's crew reported no extension from the fire unit at 11:34 p.m. and no gas leak. There had been concern of a possible leak.

Palatine's truck company was ventilating a "tiny amount of smoke" from the sixth floor at 11:42 p.m.


ENGINE(S): E54 E52



EMS: A53 A54





MABAS Division 1 Box Alarm on Box #4 for a structure fire (apartment fire).


ENGINE(S): Palatine

TRUCK(S): Hoffman Estates T22, Schaumburg TL1


RIT: Palatine Rural Chief 702, Palatine Rural E36

EMS: Schaumburg

CHIEF(S): C500

SPECIAL: Hoffman Estates ISO, Canteen (held up)

CHANGE OF QUARTERS: Streamwood Engine, Hanover Park Ambulance, Elk Grove Township Engine, Elk Grove Vllage Ambualne A52.

STAGING: Valley Lake and Golf

STRUCK OUT AT 11:53:56 PM on orders of 502.

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