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Video & radio traffic from 5-alarm apartment fire in Illinois

Fire spread to multiple buildings in Prospect Heights

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Video and radio traffic from Steve Redick (SRResquire) what turned into a five-alarm fire yesterday (Wednesday) on McIntosh Court in Prospect Heights, Illinois.

Karen Ann Cullotta, Chicago Tribune:

Prospect Heights Fire Chief Drew Smith said one firefighter sustained a minor injury.

“I’m amazed, considering the magnitude of the incident, that there has been no deaths so far,” he said.

Smith said it appeared the fire began in a second-story unit in the complex, which includes four three-story buildings. As of about 7 p.m. three of the four buildings had been destroyed, officials said, and crews were trying to save the fourth building.

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