Palatine Apartment Fire on Rohlwing, Second Alarm with Rescues


Video of apartment fire as the fire is declared knocked down by interior crews at 225 South Rohlwing Road in Palatine.

A second apartment fire of the day in Palatine broke out about 1:15 p.m.
Tuesday at 225 South Rohlwing Road [MAP/SAT]. Upon arrival, firefighters reported smoke showing out of fourth floor windows of the north wing of the six-story brick apartment building. The alarm was raised to a second alarm because of heavy smoke and rescues. At least three people were transported to the hospital.


Palatine Tower Ladder 85 adjacent to a fourth floor balcony while Palatine firefighters  knock down a blaze in the apartment.

Additional firefighters were also used for overhaul. A tower ladder and
a quint ladder were used for access to the fourth floor.

Fire departments from Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Des Plaines, Elk
Grove Village, Lake Zurich, Mount Prospect, Palatine Rural, Long Grove, Rolling Meadows, Schaumburg, Streamwood, Wheeling, and Wood Dale assisted Palatine Fire Department.

The fire was knocked down within 15 minutes by Palatine Fire
Department.

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