2 rescued at Fire at King's Galleon Hair Care on East Oakton St Near Linden St, Des Plaines

Des Plaines police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:34 AM Friday to a report of crash with injuries at 1629 East Oakton Street Des Plaines, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of a fire at a hair care business.

Police on scene reported heavy smoke with one occupant with some pets evacuating by 7:36 a.m..

Engine 62 crew on arrival reported heavy fire. -- 25x75 commercial structure with heavy fire in the rear. Engine 62 took the hydrant at Linden and Oakton.

There was a report of possibly one person trapped at 7:40 a.m.

Crews entered the front side of the building at 7:41 a.m. but were concerned about being blocked by the fire at the rear of the business.

Police were helping a fire victim that was in the burning building at Oakton Street and White Street by 7:47 a.m. Wheeling Fire Department Ambulance 23 was assigned to meet that person. Patient contact reported by 7:55 a.m.

Fire was declared out by 7:50 a.m.


ENGINE(S): E62 E61 E63



RIT: BC ?? T ??


EMS: A62 A61

CODE 4 AT 7:36 AM


TRUCK(S): TL63 Rosemont 156

SQUAD(S): Service 36

EMS: A63 Wheeling A23

CHIEF(S): Park Ridge BC35 Niles BC1 6100 6101 6113 Rosemont BC13


STAGING: Oakton and River at Walgreens parking lot

CHANGE OF QUARTERS: Prospect Heights E9 Des Plaines E3, Mount Prospect A, Rosemont A169

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