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Aurora Fire Department news

This from Dave Weaver:

5/16/18 AURORA – Aurora Fire Dept. Medic 1 Involved in T-Bone Crash with Minivan, 9 Injured, Mostly Children Galena Blvd. and West St. – Video by Dave Weaver

 

Excerpts from the ChicagoTribune.com:

At least 11 people were taken to area hospitals Wednesday afternoon after a minivan and an Aurora Fire Department ambulance collided at Galena Boulevard and West Street.

Aurora police said the ambulance, which had a patient inside, had its lights and sirens activated and was heading west on Galena. It T-boned the minivan, which was traveling south on West.

In the minivan along with the driver was a 27-year-old female passenger, 1-year-old twin boys, and other children 4, 6, 12, and 13 years old. One of the 1-year-old boys and the 12-year-old are being transferred to a Chicago hospital for serious head wounds.

The two Aurora Fire Department paramedics and the patient in the ambulance were treated for non-life threatening injuries.

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Rollover MVA in Highland Park, 4-23-18

This from Max Weingardt:

Car rollover at 143 Skokie Valley RD around 4:00

car rollover on it's roof

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Highland Park FD Ambulance 32

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Highland Park FD Battalion 33

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Highland Park FD Squad 33

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Highland Park FD Squad 33

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One-car crash in Wheeling, 4-17-18

Wheeling police and firefighters were called to 250 W. Dundee Road Tuesday afternoon (4/17/18) for a reported crash with entrapment. Chief 2400 was first on the scene in front of the post office and reported an SUV off the road and into a tree. The single occupant of the car was injured. Witnesses at the post office reported the SUV sideswiping another vehicle before crashing through a chainlink fence and striking a tree head-on.

Northbrook Ambulance 10 transported the patient to the hospital. Wheeling 2400, 2401, Battalion 24, Engine 23R, Engine 42, and Truck 24 were at the scene.

Firefighters attend to car crash victim

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One-car crash in Buffalo Grove, 4-11-18

Buffalo Grove police and firefighters were sent to Mill Creek Drive and Greenridge Road Wednesday afternoon (4/11/12) for a car vs tree with entrapment. Upon arrival there was one patient that was not trapped in the car. Palatine Ambulance 82, Buffalo Grove Tower 25, and Battalion 4 were at the scene.

one-car crash with a tree in Buffalo Grove

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one-car crash with a tree in Buffalo Grove

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Firefighters remove patient from crash to gurney

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MVA with EMS Box Alarm in Buffalo Grove, 4-11-18

A four-vehicle crash Thursday night (4/11/18) at McHenry Road and Lake-Cook Road in Buffalo Grove involved the extrication of one driver and required an EMS Box Alarm to handle all the patients. Ten people were ultimately transported to area hospitals via ambulances from six fire departments. Buffalo Grove, Wheeling, Palatine, Long Grove, Lake Zurich, and Palatine Rural FPD ambulances were at the scene along with fire suppression companies from Buffalo Grove, Arlington Heights, and the Prospect Heights FPD.

Firefighter/paramedics remove victim after car crash

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Firefighter/paramedics remove victim after car crash

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car crash in Buffalo Grove

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Buffalo Grove FD Engine 26 on scene at night

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car crash in Buffalo Grove

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car crash in Buffalo Grove

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Buffalo Grove FD Tower 25 and Arlington Heights FD Engine 4

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car crash in Buffalo Grove

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MVA in Prospect Heights, 4-5-18

Prospect Heights and Wheeling units were dispatched to Milwaukee Avenue and Apple Drive Wednesday afternoon for a rollover crash with possible entrapment. All occupants were out of the vehicles when companies arrived and each signed a medical release. Prospect Heights 900, 901, Engine 9, Ambulance 9, Ambulance 39, Wheeling Truck 24, and Ambulance 24 were all on the initial dispatch.

SUV on its side after crash

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SUV on its side after crash

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police officers and Firefighters roll car onto the wheels

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police officers and Firefighters roll car onto the wheels

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police officers and Firefighters roll car onto the wheels

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police officers and Firefighters roll car onto the wheels

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police officers and Firefighters roll car onto the wheels

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One-car MVA in Wheeling, 4-2-18

Wheeling and Prospect Heights firefighters were sent to 100 E. Palatine Road Monday afternoon for a reported crash. This address is on the westbound Palatine frontage road east of the railroad tracks. Upon arrival, firefighters were directed to a car that had left the roadway and traveled down an embankment coming to rest underneath the railroad bridge. The car’s sole occupant, with apparently non life-threatening injures, was unable to get out. After forcing open a door, the patient was carried up the embankment on a backboard and transported to an area hospital. The car was then winched back up onto the road. Train traffic was halted in the area for roughly 30 minutes while firefighters and then tow operators worked beneath the rail bridge.  

car under the railroad bridge in Wheeling IL

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Gene's Towing winching a car

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car under the railroad bridge in Wheeling IL

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car under the railroad bridge in Wheeling IL

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Gene's Towing winching a car

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scene where car left the road

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rail bridge underpass with debris

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Crash with entrapment in Buffalo Grove, 4-1-18

The driver of an SUV was trapped after a one-car collision with a tree. Firefighter from Buffalo Grove, Lincolnshire-Riverwoods, and Long Grove were at the scene on west Deerfield Parkway between Milwaukee Avenue and Busch Parkway. The extrication lasted just over an hour. The victim was transported to Condell Hospital.

Buffalo Grove Firefighters cut trapped driver from car

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Buffalo Grove Firefighters cut trapped driver from car

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crash scene with Firefighters and ambulance

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Buffalo Grove Firefighters cut trapped driver from car

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Holmatro rescue tools at crash site

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Holmatro rescue rams at crash

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fire trucks at Buffalo Grove crash scene

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crash scene with Firefighters and fire truck

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Holmatro rescue rams at crash

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Firefighters use battery operated Holmatro rescue tool

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crash scene with Firefighters and fire truck

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Buffalo Grove Firefighters cut trapped driver from car

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crash scene with ambulance

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Fatal crash with fire on I290 near Berkeley, 3-1-18

This from Tim Olk:

Berkeley Fire Dept Fatal Accident With An EMS Plan 1 290 EB At St Charles Rd

fatal highway crash with trucks and a car

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fatal highway crash with trucks and a car

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fatal highway crash with trucks and a car

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fatal highway crash with trucks and a car

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Rollover crash in Wheeling, 2/2/18

Wheeling firefighters and police were called to lake-Cook Road at Hastings Lane just before noon today (2/2/18) for a rollover accident with entrapment. The first arriving units found everyone outside of their vehicles and the extrication response was cancelled. Two people were transported to an area hospital and a third was uninjured.

rollover crash scene with fire engine

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Rosenbauer Commander fire engine at crash scene

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Wheeling FD Ambulance 23

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Jeep SUV on side

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Wheeling FD Engine 42

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rollover crash scene with fire engine

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police SUV closes lanes of traffic

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tow truck flips car onto it's wheels

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