Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:02 AM Monday to a basement apartment fire at 1213 Long Valley Drive. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of flames showing from a “basement apartment” with a person awaiting rescue on a third floor balcony.
Palatine fire command reported a working fire in a ground floor apartment on arrival. Firefighter/paramedics from Ambulance 83 rescued a female resident from the third floor.
The fire was extinguished by about 11:16 a.m. Firefighter/paramedics checked all three floors for any additional victims, and did not report finding any victims.
Firefighter/paramedics from Arlington Heights and Buffalo Grove assisted Palatine firefighters.
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