Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:20 AM Tuesday to a report of a truck fire in the westbound lanes of Palatine Road just west of Coldspring. Firefighters on the scene reported smoke in the cab and worked to extinguish a fire near the dashboard of the truck. The fire was knocked immediately and firefighters worked on overhaul. The interior of the cab had significant smoke damage and charring at the dashboard.
The truck was stopped in the curb lane of the express lanes. Arlington Heights police detoured traffic to the local lanes.