Video and comments courtesy of Larry Shapiro:
“Residents called the Wheeling Fire Department Wednesday evening reporting some sort of explosion in the kitchen at 293 Lincoln Road. When the first policeÂ officer arrived, he reported smoke showing and that one person needed medical attention. Firefighters arrived within minutes and confirmed a fire inside the split-level house.
One ambulance transported the civilian to an area hospital and the alarm was upgraded tot he working fire. Two interior lines were used to make quick work of extinguishing the fire.
Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Lincolnshire-Riverwoods, and Northbrook units responded to the scene in addition to two engines, two ambulances, a truck, and two chief officers from Wheeling.Â
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