Saturday, November 12, 2016

Vehicle Explosion on Tonset Lane Near Carver Ln, Schaumburg

Schaumburg police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:22 PM Thursday to a report of a building fire and a 1404 Tonset Lane Schaumburg, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of a "big boom" at commercial strip mall building at 7-ELEVEN (1411 West Schaumburg Road Schaumburg, IL) with smoke coming from the parking lot.

A minute later firefighters received a report of a vehicle fire at 1404 Tonset Lane -- Engine 54's crew was assigned to Tonset Lane. Battalion Chief 5 assigned E51 to Tonset Lane, diverted from the 7-ELEVEN response..

Engine 51's crew on arrival reported they see no fire on Tonset Lane.

Crews reported some type of explosion involving a vehicle.

Witnesses reported multiple police vehicles on scene.

The explosion possibly involved a white Jeep Wrangler -- not confirmed.

Police taped off an area with yellow tape enclosing a driveway with at least two vehicles inside the tape perimeter.

Some fire companies were immediately available by 9:34 p.m. Engine 53 returned at 9:34 p.m., but Engine 52 was dispatched to the scene at 9:35 p.m.

No media release from Schaumburg police. No official information from @SchaumburgIL.


ENGINE(S): E51 E53




EMS: A51


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