Posts Tagged Wheeling Fire Department

Motel fire in Wheeling, 8-22-21

Wheeling firefighters were assisted by several departments after fire broke out at the Olde Court Inn Motel at 374 N. Milwaukee Avenue Sunday night 8-22-21. Arriving companies reported smoke from several rooms on arrival.

motel fire at night

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A partial list of departments at the scene in eluded Prospect Heights, Buffalo Grove, Lincolnshire-Riverwoods, Niles, North Maine, Deerfield-Bannockburn, and Northbrook.

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Helicopter crash in Prospect Heights, 8-11-21

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Prospect Heights/ Wheeling helicopter crash 8/11/21

Wheeling FD Crash Truck 23

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Haz Mat in Wheeling, 7-31-21

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Wheeling Hazmat Incident at 120 W Palatine Rd

Wheeling Hazmat/EMS box 7/31/21 at 120 W Palatine Rd

hazmat techs in Level A suits

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New fire station for Wheeling (more)

Wheeling officials had an open house on Friday, 7/9/21 to dedicate the new Fire Station 23.

Wheeling (IL) opens new fire station 23 7/9/21

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New fire station for Wheeling (more)

Updated photo of the new fire station for Wheeling

Wheeling Fire Station 23 under construction

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New fire station for Wheeling (more)

Updated photo of the new fire station for Wheeling

Wheeling FD Fire Station 23 under construction

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New fire station for Wheeling (more)

Construction photos of the new fire station for Wheeling

fire station being built

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fire station being built

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Planes skids off runway at Chicago Executive Airport, 10-21-20

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Jet slides off the runway at Chicago Executive Airport Wednesday night 10/21/20

Wheeling FD Crash Truck 23 on scene

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Prospect Heights FPD Crash Truck 39 on scene

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Prospect Heights FPD Crash Truck 39 on scene

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Double fatal MVA in Prospect Heights, 9-30-20

Police and firefighters from Prospect Heights and Wheeling responded to a crash with entrapment Wednesday morning (9/30/20) that was reported at Wolf and Palatine Roads. The incident actually occurred at Messner Drive and Wolf Road with both vehicles crashing through an outer fence at the Chicago Executive Airport. An SUV was on it’s roof and a small box truck on it’s side at the edge of a taxiway. Two victims were entrapped and a third was ejected from one of the vehicles and was trounced dead at the scene. One of the other patients also died and the third was critically injured.

SUV upside down after serious crash

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Working fire in Wheeling, 8-22-20

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about 5:40 p.m. Saturday August 22, Wheeling Fire Department to a report of a townhouse fire at 1477 Chippewa Trail

flames engulf townhouse in Wheeling

Prospect Heights FD Tower 9

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Prospect Heights FD Tower 9

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Wheeling FD Truck 24

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