Author Topic: Chicago, IL - Boat fire with minor injury; confused 911 caller - 8/3/14  (Read 1008 times)

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SUN., AUG. 3, 2014 ...1129 hours
CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT
MAIN FIRE ALARM OFFICE (MFAO)
BOAT ON FIRE - MINOR INJURY TO CIVILIAN
CONFUSED CALLER, MULTIPLE ADDRESSES GIVEN
- WACKER DR. AND DEARBORN ST. ... across the Chicago River from Marina City
- WACKER DR. AND STATE ST. ...Marina City
- 800 S. WELLS ST. ...Rivercity Condo.'s
- UNKNOWN LAKEFRONT ADDRESS
CHICAGO, IL


COMPANIES RESPONDED TO WACKER DR. AND DEARBORN ST., then a block east to MARINA CITY AT WACKER DR. AND STATE ST.

THEN REPORT OF A BOAT FIRE AT RIVERCITY CONDO. COMPLEX, 800 S. WELLS ST. ...Rivercity Condo.'s, approx. 1.5 miles south of Marina City

PER MFAO: CALLER MAY HAVE CONFUSED THE TWO BLDG. COMPLEX'S.

COMPANIES RESPONDING TO BOTH LOCATIONS.

E13 ON SCENE AT MARINA CITY, NOTHING SHOWING.

E1 ON SCENE AT RIVERCITY, NOTHING SHOWING.

THERE SEEMS TO BE SOME MAJOR CONFUSION GOING ON, ALSO GETTING A LAKEFRONT ADDRESS NOW. (Did not catch that one)

Unknown location ... Per 5-1-5: BOAT FIRE INCIDENT FOUND AND FIRE APPEARS OUT, CHECKING TO VERIFY. THERE IS A MINOR INJURY TO A CIVILIAN, HAVE AN AMBULANCE RESPOND. (Unknown if transported) ...time ?

E 13, 1
...unsure if E2, the Fireboat C. Wheatley, was dispatched or not
T 6 ?
T 1?
BC 3
Helicopter 6-8-2
Fast Boat 6-8-8
Spec. Ops. BC 5-1-5
ALS Ambulance ?

(MARINA CITY has addresses of one tower at 300-350 North State Street and the other at 315-339 North Dearborn Street. They are seen in the opening of "The Bob Newhart Show", and movies: The Blues Brothers, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Curly Sue, Captain Ron, I Robot, The Break-Up, The Dark Knight)

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