Utility Failure with Facility Evacuation – Cornerstone Rehabilitation Center – 5533 N Galena Road

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Utility Failure with Facility Evacuation Cornerstone Rehabilitation Center – 5533 N Galena Road At approximately 4:00 this morning, our department was notified of a water line break in the basement of Cornerstone Rehabilitation Center that was flooding the basement and approaching the electrical and gas service panels. Command 600, Engine 653, and […]

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Multiple Residential Structure Fires – 5124 N Willard Rd and 5202 N Willard Rd

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Multiple Residential Structure Fires 5124 N Willard Rd and 5202 N Willard Rd While investigating a call of downed power lines in the 5200 block of North Roberts Road, our department was notified of a possible structure fire at 5202 North Willard Road. Upon arrival, Command 600 found a working attic fire […]

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2017 Response Statistics

Total Calls: 689 Call Breakdown by Type: EMS (Ambulance Calls and Lift Assists: 503 Rescues (Car Accidents, Elevator Rescues, etc.): 28 Fires, Fire Alarms, and Mutual Aid Responses: 20 CO Alarms: 18 HAZMAT Calls: 3 Other (Gas Leaks, other calls that do not fit above): 117 Call Response by Unit: Command 600: 243 Truck 650: […]

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Fire involving multiple structures – 4600 Block of North Constantine Avenue

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fire involving multiple structures – 4600 Block of North Constantine Avenue At approximately 3:00 this morning, our department was notified of a garage fire in the 4600 block of North Constantine Avenue. Engine 653 arrived to find two garages fully involved with fire with imminent danger to two houses and three other […]

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