Buffalo Grove Bedroom Fire at Condo/Apt Building on Grove Drive


Fire scene on Grove Drive in Buffalo Grove immediately after firefighters quickly put out a serious fire that was contained to one unit.

Buffalo Grove Fire Department responded to a report of a fire in a bed in the 700 block of Grove Drive about 1:00 p.m. Tuesday. Responding firefighters reported smoke showing well before they arrived on the scene as they approached on Dundee Road. An Arlington Heights Fire Department engine company, which is automatically due to the affected building and a Buffalo Grove Fire Department fire engine were first on the scene. Firefighters reported flames showing out the windows upon arrival. Those two fire units performed a quick knockdown of the fire.

No injuries were reported, but several people have temporarily been displaced from their residences. The Red Cross is helping families and utility companies are working to restore utilities so that most people can return to their residences, hopefully tonight.

Fire departments from Lincolnshire-Riverwoods, Long Grove, Palatine, Wauconda, Wheeling and others assisted Buffalo Grove by providing station coverage or responding directly to the fire scene.