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Working fire in Hawthorn Woods, 12-18-17

Lake Zurich firefighters were called to 45 Gentry Drive in Hawthorn Woods Monday evening for a reported house fire. Police units arriving first confirmed fire in a second floor bedroom. The area is without hydrants and tankers responded from Countryside and Long Grove. One Lake Zurich engine setup at the end of the street with a portable-tank and the firs-in engine was nursed by the Countryside tanker in front of the house. The fire was extinguished within 20 minutes.

Also at the scene was a Buffalo Grove engine, a Wauconda truck, and a Lincolnshire-Riverwoods ambulance.

Lake Zurich FD Engine 324 drafting from a portable tank

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House fire in Hawthorn Woods

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Fire department tanker nursing an engine

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Countryside FPD Tanker 411

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Lake Zurich FD Engine 324 drafting from a portable tank

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Long Grove FPD Tanker 55

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Buffalo Grove FD Engine 26

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House fire in Prospect Heights, 6-1-17

Prospect Heights firefighters were called to 409 Etowah Avenue Thursday night (6/1/17) at 9PM for a house fire. First arriving units had fire showing from the B-Side of the house and made a quick hit from the exterior. The area is without hydrants and the first-due tanker was out of service. As Prospect Heights Engine 39 laid out 1,500′ of 5″ hose to a nearby school, Long Grove Tanker 55 supplied water to Prospect Heights Engine 9 in front of the house. The alarm was upgraded to a Code 4 for the working fire bringing companies from Arlington Heights, Mt. Prospect, Wheeling, Elk Grove Township, Northbrook, and the Palatine Rural FPD.

 

flames from window of house on fire

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flames from window of house on fire

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FF with hose line at house fire

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Spartan Gladiator Classic Alexis fire engine

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Long Grove FD Tanker 55

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Prospect Heights FPD Battalion 9

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aftermath of house fire

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Prospect Heights FD Engine 9

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Firefighters prepare PPE before entering house on fire

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Firefighters after battling a house fire

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