Fire at Pop's Pizza at Nerge Rd and Plum Grove in Cross Creek Commons, Roselle

Roselle police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 1:06 AM Monday report of a fire at a pizza restaurant at 817 East Nerge Road Roselle, IL. Fire crews on arrival reported fire through the roof, and mutual aid assistance was requested from area fire departments. The main fire was located at Pop's Pizza, with Ace Hardware, Shoe Repair, and 1st Dental also affected by the fire in the Cross Creek Commons strip mall.

The fire was initially dispatched as 747 Plum Grove Road Roselle, which is listed on Google as a closed pizza place and formerly known as Papa's Pizza Place.

A MABAS Division 12 Box Alarm on Box #642 for a structure fire at Pop's Pizza was requested by 1:15 a.m.

Roselle fire command reported three 2 1/2-inch lines on the fire, a Tower Ladder master stream from Roselle Tower Ladder 64 by 1:22 a.m.

Fire command reported the parapet was heavily involved, that an engine company was checking for extension in the exposures.

Firefighters were also working defensive in the main fire area at Pop's Pizza at 1:22 a.m.

Elk Grove Village E10 dispatch to assist Roselle firefighters about 1:06 a.m.

Elk Grove Village 200 on arrival at 1:20 a.m. reports a restaurant at the end of a strip mall, approximately 300x150, with fire through the roof of the restaurant section.

Glenside Engine 58 was assigned to supply Carol Stream Tower Ladder 28 on the Plum Grove Road side at 1:36 a.m.

The fire was declared under control by 1:38 a.m. with four lines on the fire. Firefighters were starting an offensive push into the exposures by 1:38 a.m.

Fire command reported the fire out for the most part by 2:07 a.m.

Fire command requested the building department respond to the scene by 2:21 a.m.

Power was shut off to the building by ComEd by 2:23 a.m.

Primary and secondary searches were completed by 2:33 a.m.

The Box Alarm was struck out at 2:56 a.m.


ENGINE(S): Glenside E58 Bartlett FPD E1

TRUCK(S): Carol Stream FPD TL28, Schaumburg T53


EMS: Glenside M58, Streamwood

CHIEF(S): Itasca Deputy 66, Hanover Park BC15, Carol Stream, Bloomingdale Deputy Chief

SPECIAL: Hanover Park Canteen Rescue 15


STAGING: Plum Grove and Nerge

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