Single-Family Home Catches Fire

Single-Family Home Catches Fire

The Naperville’s Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) at 6:37 p.m. on July 28 received a 911 call from a resident reporting a fire involving a single-family home. To the reported structure fire, a general alarm was dispatched. Three engines, two ladder trucks, one squad, two ambulances, and two shift commanders consisted the general alarm assignment.

Engine 5 arrived on the scene within five minutes of the initial 911 call. They observed smoke coming from the roofline and established command. Engine 5 had verified that everyone was out of the house. They deployed a hand-line to extinguish the fire in the kitchen. Command advised that the main body of the fire was extinguished just within 15 minutes of the initial 911 call.

On the interior of the house, salvage and overall was performed. A search was also conducted, along along with smoke removal and extinguishment of any hidden fire. Naperville Police Department; the Naperville Transportation, Engineering and Development Department (TED); Nicor; the Naperville Electric Department and the American Red Cross assisted the Naperville Fire Department on the scene.

The Bolingbrook FD, Plainfield FPD, Westmont FD, Downers Grove FD, and Lockport FPD all provided coverage for Naperville fire stations during this incident. No firefighter or civilian sustained any injuries. Unattended cooking was determined to be the cause of the fire. The house is deemed inhabitable at present by the inspectors.

Staff writer for the Chicago Morning Star

Related Posts
City of Naperville offers $100,000 to small businesses under Business Assistance Grant program
The small businesses in the City of Naperville have been affected negatively by the coronavirus
October 19; Curbside Leaf Collection Starts
The city of Naperville has organized two programs to dispose of leaves this season. The
Halloween Nights Lights sold out, waitlist is still open
Halloween Nights Lights is a completely different event introduced by Naperville Park District this year.
Grand Reopening of Knoch Park
Grand Reopening of Knoch Park is set for at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 17
Fire on the 1400 Block of English Court Extinguished
Naperville’s Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) received a call at 9:57 p.m. on Friday, Aug.
Naperville Park District to host Kite Fly event on August 30
The Branch is presenting the Kite Fly event in Naperville Park District on Sunday, August
“Midday Spray” & Other Events to be Continued
Naperville Park District’s sprinkler event for kids at Rotary Hill, Midday Spray will continue throughout
Fatal Traffic Crash Investigated
Naperville Police is investigating the fatal traffic crash on City's Eastside. On Monday, July 27,
Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative invites Naperville mayor Chirico in its leadership program
Steve Chirico, the mayor of Naperville, has been selected to participate in the leadership and
Inland Circle Apartment Fire
Naperville’s Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) received a fire alarm notification at 3:57 p.m. on