Structure Fire at 2100 Block of Skylane Drive
NAPERVILLE, Ill. — Naperville’s Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) received a 911 call at 6:11 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20, from a resident reporting a fire within a single-family home. A general alarm was dispatched to the structure fire. A general alarm assignment consists of three engines, two ladder trucks, one squad, two ambulances and two shift commanders.
Within five minutes of the initial 911 call, the first companies arrived on scene and found no signs of fire from the outside of the structure. Command was established while Engine 10 and Truck 5 went inside to investigate. Companies found fire in the area surrounding the fireplace and requested a hose line. Companies deployed a hose line inside the house to extinguish the fire. The fire was confined to the fireplace and the area surrounding the front of the fireplace. There was no extension to the attic or chimney and the area surrounding the front of the fireplace box was overhauled to check for extension. Crews assisted with establishing a water supply and removing smoke by ventilating the house.
The fire was declared under control at 6:33 p.m. with no injuries to civilians or firefighters. Transportation Engineering and Development (TED) was notified for follow-up with the resident. The house was declared habitable and residents did not need any additional services.
The Naperville Fire Department was assisted on the scene by Naperville Police Department. The Plainfield FPD and Oswego FPD provided coverage for Naperville fire stations during this incident.
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