Naperville firefighters respond to structure fire call on Jan. 13

Naperville firefighters respond to structure fire call on Jan. 13

The Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) of Naperville received a call about a structure fire in a residential building on January 13, 2020, at about 11:14 am. The building was located in the 1300 block of Royal St. George Drive. A general alarm assignment was sent by the Naperville 911 (PSAP) to the location immediately.

The general alarm assignment consisted of 24 personnel and 10 pieces of fire apparatus. The Naperville 911 advised the residents to evacuate the building as soon as possible. The firefighting personnel included an incident commander and an incident safety officer. The first unit of the firefighters arrived at the scene at 11:20 am.

The first unit reported nothing was showing and all occupants of the building were out. The initial size-up of the building revealed that there was no one inside the building. The firefighters started their investigation of the building. They found a small fire on the exterior wall of a home. The fire was extinguished by the crew within the five minutes of their arrival.

The firefighters inspected the building completely and started finding any hidden fire or areas of high heat. The suppression units started to ventilate the building. On the complete investigation of the building, the firefighters ruled in an accidental fire. A construction worker at the scene said that the heating material from their equipment started the exterior of a home on fire. The fire could not reach the interior of the building, according to the officials.

The firefighters allowed the occupants of the building to go back to their homes. The building was ruled habitable. The Naperville Police Department assisted the Naperville Fire Department during the operation. According to the Naperville Fire Department, there were no injuries reported to the civilians or firefighting personnel during the operation. The Immediate response of the 911 Naperville saved the building from a major loss.

Staff writer for the Chicago Morning Star

Related Posts
Pritzker names Chirico to Illinois Firefighters Pension Investment Fund Transition Board
Steve Chirico, the mayor of Naperville, has been named by JB Pritzker, the governor of
City of Naperville celebrates North Central College’s National Championship football title
The North Central College won the National Championship football title recently. The City of Naperville
Naperville Firefighters Battle Structure Fire on 1200 Block of Andria Court
At 7:29 p.m. on Tuesday Dec. 31, 2019, Naperville’s Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) received
Naperville Police Department announces appointment of new deputy chief
Robert Lee has been appointed as the new deputy chief of the Naperville Police Department.
Empower allows Naperville electric customers to view energy usage online
The City of Naperville has launched a free and secure online dashboard, Empower, for the
Fire in Showplace drive
Naperville, IL – On Nov. 26, there was a fire at a commercial building located
City of Naperville offers online speaker sign up for City Council meetings
The City of Naperville has taken a step for the enhancement of community engagement. The
CALEA’s team of assessors will examine Naperville Police Department’s policies
The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. (CALEA) will send a team of
Public Comment for CMOM Plan opens
The City of Naperville public will have an opportunity to give their feedback about the
Aurora and Naperville invite public to attend workshop on Complex Coordinated Terrorism Grant
The City of Aurora and the City of Naperville issued a joint press release in