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Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD news

Excerpts from the ChicagoTribune.com:

The Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire Protection District learned in March that they earned an ISO Class 2 rating possible from the Insurance Services Organization (ISO). The department was last rated in 2012 when it received a 4 on the scale of 1 and 10. Its score of 89.5 out of a possible 105.5 points put the top rating sixth tenths of a point away.

ISO inspected the department’s facilities and equipment last June and issued the improved Class 2 rating.  ISO rates 42,000 departments across the country with 329 getting a 1 and 1,500 receiving a 2.

The Lincolnshire-Riverwoods District is adding personnel to increase staffing by one person per shift and budgeting for more in the future. 

On a more long term basis, the main fire station needs major repairs making a new building a possibility. The department is working with two outside consulting firms to determine if a new station is more economically feasible. Part of that study using three years of data is moving the main station farther south on Milwaukee Avenue to both improve response times and realize a financial benefit with a new building rather than a renovated one.

In addition to Lincolnshire and Riverwoods, the district also serves parts of Vernon Hills, Mettawa, and unincorporated areas of Lake County including Prairie View.

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House fire in Prairie View, 1-3-19

 

The Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD was dispatched for a reported house fire at 4:26AM Thursday morning (1/3/19) on North Apple Hill Lane in Prairie View. Responding units from nearby Station 51 saw a glow in the sky and the response was upgraded to a working fire. Arriving companies found a two-story house that was fully engulfed by fire. The house was believed to be vacant and undergoing some renovation. The ladder pipe from Truck 53 went into service right away along with three hand lines as the entire operation was defensive. 

Lincolnshire-Riverwoods and Grayslake trucks were at the scene along with two engines from Lincolnshire-Riverwoods, one each from Lake Forest and Countryside, Buffalo Grove Quint 27, squads from Deerfield-Bannockburn and Libertyville, a Long Grove ambulance, and chief officers from Lincolnshire-Riverwoods, Countryside, Libertyville, Long Grove, and Deerfield-Bannockburn.

Firefighters at night house fire scene

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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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Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD (more) James F. Carney

Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Lieutenant James F. Carney was laid to rest today.

Funeral for Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Lieutenant James F. Carney

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Funeral for Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Lieutenant James F. Carney

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Funeral for Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Lieutenant James F. Carney

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Funeral for Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Lieutenant James F. Carney

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Funeral for Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Lieutenant James F. Carney

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Funeral for Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Lieutenant James F. Carney

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Funeral for Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Lieutenant James F. Carney

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Funeral for Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Lieutenant James F. Carney

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Funeral for Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Lieutenant James F. Carney

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Funeral for Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Lieutenant James F. Carney

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Funeral for Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Lieutenant James F. Carney

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Funeral for Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Lieutenant James F. Carney

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Funeral for Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Lieutenant James F. Carney

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Funeral for Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Lieutenant James F. Carney

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Funeral for Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Lieutenant James F. Carney

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Funeral for Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Lieutenant James F. Carney

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Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD (more) James F. Carney

Excerpts from the Chicagotribune.com:

Anytime when newcomers joined the Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire Protection District, Lt. James Carney always was the first to welcome them with kindness and respect.

So during Carney’s three-and-a-half-year battle with cancer, his fellow firefighters were determined to support him on his final journey, which ended Dec. 17. Carney was 43.

Years after joining the district, Carney was diagnosed with duty-related cancer in 2013 after medical examinations determined the disease was the result of repeated exposure to carcinogens while fighting fires.

Born in Waukegan on June 27, 1974, Carney grew up on his family’s farm in Wadsworth with his parents and sister Kelly He attended St. Patrick Elementary School and later Warren Township High School. After attending Columbia Southern University, Carney began his career as an on-call member of the Newport Township Fire Protection District in Wadsworth and went on to earn his paramedic license.

In July 2000, he was hired by the Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire Protection District, where he was promoted to the rank of lieutenant in December 2006, developing the reputation for remaining calm, no matter how dire the circumstances. 

Carney is survived by his wife Janelle; daughter, Peyton; son, Brett; his parents, Fred and Vicki; and sister, Kelly.

Family and friends are set to gather Friday morning at St. Patrick Church, 15000 Wadsworth Road, Wadsworth, where a funeral Mass is planned for 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Ascension Cemetery in Libertyville.

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Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD (more) James F. Carney

In Memory of Lt. James F. Carney 

June 27, 1974 – December 17, 2017
Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Lieutenant James F. Carney
 
 
Lt. James F. Carney, LRFD, 43 of Wadsworth was born June 27, 1974 in Waukegan and passed away December 17, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Jim was the beloved husband of Janelle L. (nee Cardoni) Carney; loving father of Peyton and Brett; devoted son of Fred and Vicki Carney; dear brother of Kelly Carney; cherished son-in-law of John and Nancy Cardoni and fond brother-in-law of Kelly (Clinton) Schultz. Visitation will be Thursday, December 21, 2017 from 3-8 PM at Marsh Funeral Home, 305 N. Cemetery Road, Gurnee. Family and friends will gather on Friday, December 22 at 9:45 AM at St. Patrick Church, 15000 Wadsworth Road, Wadsworth for funeral mass at 10:00 AM. Interment will be at Ascension Cemetery in Libertyville. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the 100 Club of Chicago, 875 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 appreciated.

 

 

 

 

 

Visitation

Thursday, December 21, 2017
3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Marsh Funeral Home
305 N. Cemetery Rd.
Gurnee, Illinois

Funeral Mass

Friday, December 22, 2017
10:00 am
St. Patrick’s Catholic Church
15000 W. Wadsworth Rd.
Wadsworth, Illinois

Interment

Ascension Cemetery
1920 Buckley Road
Libertyville, Illinois 60030

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Working fire in Riverwoods, 11-26-17

Deerfield-Bannockburn and Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD firefighters were sent to 601 Eagle Court in Riverwoods Sunday afternoon for reports of fire in the rear of the house. as seen by neighbors. The alarm was upgraded to a Code 4 working fire prior to any units arriving based on reports that the house was well involved.  Lincolnshire Engine 52 arrived first and had flames showing in the rear. They reported that the fire was on the exterior of the house in the rear and they hit it with a line. Deerfield Engine 20 was the second suppression unit on the scene. The fire was extinguished quickly and the balance of the companies responding were held up.

Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Engine 52 on scene

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fire scene in Riverwoods IKL

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damage from fire on house exterior

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House fire in the Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD, 6-2-17

The Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD (LRFPD) was called to 24341 Elm Road early Friday morning (6/2/17) for the report of an ATV on fire. A followup call apparently notified dispatchers that the fire had spread to the attached garage. Lake Forest Engine 422 arrived first  and advised that they had a fully-involved garage fire. LRFPD Engine 52, Squad 51, and Battalion 51 arrived right behind the first engine and all three suppression units exhausted their tank water on the initial attack. Countryside Engine 411 arrived with the Lincolnshire units and supplied their tank water inline as well. The home is located in an unincorporated area of Lake Forest without hydrants. 

On arrival, Battalion 51 upgraded the alarm to a Code 4 for the working fire and simultaneously a MABAS Box Alarm was struck which would bring several water tankers in addition to supplemental fire suppression companies. Portable tanks were dropped from Long Grove and Countryside tankers, While Long Grove drafted from the portable tanks supplying the engines at the scene, tankers from Countryside, Wauconda, Grayslake, and the Palatine Rural FPD shuttled water to the scene from a hydrant roughly a mile away.

The fire was largely contained to the garage with some extension into the house and attic. 

 

rural water supply at fire scene

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fire through roof of an attached garage

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fire through roof of an attached garage

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fire through roof of an attached garage

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smoldering remains of house fire

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aftermath of house fire

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Lake Forest FD Engine 422

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Firefighters vent roof of a house

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charred remains of ATV

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long hose lay at fire scene

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Lincolnshire Riverwoods FPD Engine 52

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fire trucks at scene with lots of hose on the ground

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fire department tanker dumps into portable tank

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Long Grove FD Tanker 55

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Lightning strike in Lincolnshire, 5-16-17

Lincolnshire-Riverwoods (LRFPD) firefighters responded for smoke in the house at 20729 Eugene Avenue in an unincorporated portion of their district after midnight 5/16/17. Companies found a haze in the home and smoke on the outside from a small fire apparently caused by a lightning strike. LRFPD units at the scene were Battalion 51, Truck 51, Engine 52, Engine 53, and Deputy Chief 5101. Buffalo Grove Engine 26, Ambulance 26, and Battalion 4 were at the scene in addition to Prospect Heights Engine 9, and Long Grove Chief 5500. Other responding units were returned prior to arriving in staging.

Firefighter cuts siding on a house

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Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Truck 51

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Firefighter with PPE and hand tools

Larry Shapiro photoFirefighters at the scene of a lightning strike and small house fire 5/16/17 in Lincolnshire, IL. Larry Shapiro photo

Firefighters descend ground ladder

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aftermath of lightning strike

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Buffalo Grove FD Engine 26 E-ONE Typhoon

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House fire in Lincolnshire, 4-23-17

Firefighters were called to 20530 Williams Avenue in Lincolnshire Sunday morning 4/23/17 for smoke in a house. Companies made quick work of an apparent attic fire. Mutual aid at the scene included Buffalo Grove, Long Grove, Prospect Heights, and Lake Zurich.

Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD fire trucks on scene

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Long Grove Fire District Firefighters

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Buffalo Grove FD Engine 26 E-ONE Typhoon

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Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD fire trucks

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Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Firefighters

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Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Engine 53 HME RAT

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Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD in PPE

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Firefighters decon after a fire

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Prospect Heights FPD Squad 9

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