The Oak Park Fire Department with River Forest Engine 222 responded to a reported house fire around 12:30PM yesterday at 1048 N. Elmwood. While enroute, OPPD advised units that officers on the scene arrived to find smoke showing from the second floor and that an invalid in a wheelchair was on the first floor.
First arriving companies got the woman out and led out a line to the second floor.
Upstairs they encountered a moderate smoke condiditon and fire in a second floor bedroom. The fire was extinguished and the house ventilated. All OPFD units responded and worked, River Forest E222 stood by as RIT.