Monday, September 30, 2019

ARMED SUBJECT, WORKING FIRE ON CORTEZ ST JUST WEST OF CICERO AVE, CHICAGO

MON SEP 30 2019 ~4:30 AM
Chicago Fire Department
Armed Subject/Police Standoff/Working Fire
4823 Cortez St Chicago, IL

Report of an armed subject that may have started a fire in an apartment at 4821 Cortez. E117 reports nothing showing at 4:33 a.m., but hard to see because of fog. BC18 reports at 4:42 a.m. a standoff involving an armed subject with the police. BC18 reports a 3-story ordinary courtyard building, 125x125, with a fire on the first floor. Roof opened by TL14 by 7:01 a.m. E117 has water on the fire by 7:03 a.m. Primary search negative in fire apartment; secondary searches underway by 7:05 a.m. Report of an apartment contents fire with a suspect in custody. Large police presence on Cortez St and on Cicero Ave.

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