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Buffalo Grove (IL) police and firefighters were called to 134 Golfview Terrace Tuesday afternoon (1/5/21) for a reported house fire. Police officers were first on the scene and said there were flames through the roof. Buffalo Grove Battalion 4 upgraded the alarm to a Code 4 working fire based on the police report. The header was visible from a distance of at least a mile away. Tower Ladder 25 was the first fire company on the scene followed by Arlington Heights Engine 4. The first attack line was taken to the rear and quickly darkened the fire that was burning on the outside of the house. A second line went inside.

#Ferrara Inferno tower ladder on scene
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Some photos from the 2-Alarm house fire in Buffalo Grove, IL – August 26, 2020 – more photos at Chicagoareafire.com

heavy smoke from roof of house on fire
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heavy smoke from roof of house on fire
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Buffalo Grove (IL) police and firefighters were called to 25 Dellmont Court today (8/26/20) for a house fire. First arriving units had fire from a roof vent of a two-story, single-family house. The alarm was upgraded to a Code 4 working fire and then to a MABAS Box Alarm for additional resources. Companies advanced several lines into the house and had difficulty gaining access to the attic. The fire self vented through the rear with flames and heavy smoke pushing out. An exterior line was used to darken down the fire before companies were again able to make an interior attack. The alarm was later elevated to a 2nd Alarm for additional manpower due to the excessive heat. Two firefighters were transported from the scene with heat related injuries.

house fire in Buffalo Grove
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house fire in Buffalo Grove
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E-ONE Typhoon fire engine with lines off
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Buffalo Grove (IL) firefighters were dispatched after 2PM Tuesday afternoon (2/21/17) for smoke coming from the house at 504 Crown Point Drive. Police officers arrived first and reported smoke from the eaves and the alarm was upgraded to a Code 4 for the working fire.

The house was thought to have no occupants and companies made entry and encountered heavy smoke conditions. The fire was contained to the kitchen though firefighters recovered a dog that perished.

Mutual aid companies included Long Grove, Arlington Heights, Palatine, Lincolnshire-Riverwoods, and Mundelein. Other units were assigned to cover the Buffalo Grove stations.

smoke from house on fire

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Firefighters enter house on fire

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Firefighter makes hydrant connection

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smoke from house on fire

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battalion chief confers with Firefighter at scene

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A quick knock on a house fire in Buffalo Grove, IL that began in a rear room and filled the house with black smoke.

house fire aftermath

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KME fire engine at fire scene

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firefighters swap SCBA bottle at scene

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exhausted firefighter after battling a fire

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firefighter saves pets from fire

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firefighter gives pets to fire victim

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Buffalo Grove firefighters were called to 1062 Harvard Lane in the early morning hours of September 6th for smoke in the house. The area had been hit hard earlier in the day by a fast moving storm that knocked out power to many homes including this one. Thick black smoke met the first arriving companies who quickly found a small fire in the basement, but not before the entire house was charged with smoke. Here are a few images and a short video from the scene

firefighters mask up at fire scene

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firefighters mask up at fire scene

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firefighters mask up at fire scene

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