Prospect Heights City Hall Fire

Prospect Heights Fire Department is fighting an extra alarm fire at 8 Elmhurst Rd at the Prospect Heights City Hall, which is near the main Prospect Heights Fire Station. Fire departments assisting are Arlington Heights, Barrington (with Tanker), Countryside, Deerfield, Des Plaines, Glencoe, Glenview, Elk Grove Township, Fox River Grove (with Tanker), Glencoe, Lincolnshire-Riverwoods, Long Grove (with Tanker), Mount Prospect, Niles, North Maine, Palatine Rural (with Tanker), Northbrook, Rolling Meadows, Wauconda (with Tanker) and Wheeling.

The roof of the building is fully involved and has partially collapsed. Thunderstorms with lightning were in the area at about the time of the fire, just before 11 p.m. Thursday night. The fire was signaled by an automatic fire alarm. Tanker operations were used with hydrants from Mount Prospect. The building is a total loss.