Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:50 AM Saturday to a report of an apartment fire in the 1300 block of North Baldwin Court. Police arrived first to find flames and smoke showing from an apartment window on the third floor. The first firefighters arrived within five minutes of the original call for help. The fire was announced extinguished about 4:15 a.m. after it was confirmed that the fire was out. Flames were actually knocked down in about 11 minutes.
Police and firefighters received a report that all residents were able to get out of the apartment on their own. There were no reports of any injuries, but the unit was damaged and rendered uninhabitable by fire, smoke and water.
Firefighters conducted thorough primary and secondary searches of the building. Palatine Fire Department is investigating the fire.
Arlington Heights Fire Department assisted Palatine Fire Department.
View Arlingtoncardinal.net/fireblog in a larger map
Get updates from all articles of The Cardinal on Facebook. Just ‘LIKE’ the ‘The Cardinal Facebook Page (become a fan of our page). The updates cover all posts in categories and sub-categories. See all of The Cardinal Facebook fan pages at Arlingtoncardinal.com/about/facebook …