The Algonquin – Lake in the Hills FPD responded to a working fire in a two-story house that was under construction around 10am on 3/28/23 at 517 N Harrison Street. Algonquin-LITH, was assisted at the scene by Crystal Lake & Huntley fire districts with Fox River Grove, Cary, and Barrington Countryside on the change of quarters.
video from the 2-Alarm fire in Barrington Hills, IL – March 18, 2023
Photos from a Westmont (IL) special alarm 3-21-23
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Palatine (IL) firefighters responded for a report of smoke on the third floor of an apartment building at 12 E Dundee Quarter late Sunday afternoon (3-19-23). Palatine police officers reported smoke and then flames from the roof and the response was upgraded to a Code 4 working fire.
Palatine crews made an interior attack with two lines on the third floor and performed searches of the building. Unable to get ahead of the volume of fire overhead and in the mansard roof in addition to deteriorating conditions, firefighters were evacuated from the building to transition to a defense attack. As personnel was exiting the building, a Mayday was called by a firefighter on a balcony that was unable to exit via the interior. He successfully descended a ground ladder.
The fire circumvented the fire wall and eventually made it’s way into the adjacent building which sustained heavy damage to the roof and third floor. There were multiple collapses of the original building.
Palatine Tower 85, Buffalo Grove Tower 25, and Arlington Heights Tower 1 all deployed master streams.
The Barrington Countryside FPD was called for a house fire at 93 County Line Road in Barrington Hills late Saturday morning (3-18-23). First arriving units confirmed a house fire and the alarm was upgraded immediately to a MABAS Box Alarm to the 2nd level. The area is without hydrants and a water supply operation was initiated. All residents were out of the house when firefighters arrived.
Lantern Park Dr. Condo Fire (Naugatuck, CT) 3/8/23
NAUGUATUCK, CT – At approximately 9:15am on March 8, 2023, the Naugatuck Fire Department was dispatched to 145 Lantern Park Drive for a structure fire. First units on scene found heavy smoke showing from a wing of the Lantern Park Condominiums. The fire which had quite a head start on the members quickly spread throughout the attic of the structure fueled by heavy winds. In all, four units were reported to be involved and all occupants (approximately 20) made it to safety with one dog being successfully rescued. Units from the Waterbury FD and the Beacon Falls FD responded to the scene as mutual aid.