Small Fire in Closet Extinguished at Multi-Unit Residential Building on Wilson St, Palatine

Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 5:55 AM Friday to a report of an apartment fire at 415 East Wilson Street Palatine, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of a residential fire in a multi-family building.

Firefighters searching the interior, and immediately discovered that a pillow on a light bulb had ignited. The smoldering pillow was immediately extinguished.

Firefighter/paramedics worked to evacuated smoke for a few minutes after the fire was out.

Initially, no report of any injuries.

Map of area of a small fire in a multi-unit residential building …

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