Small Fire in a Garbage Chute at Shalamar East Apartments on South Goebbert Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:55 AM Sunday to a report of smoke in a hallway at Shalamar East Apartments 2206 S Goebbert Road Arlington Heights, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report from several callers that smoke was in the hallway.

Firefighters discovered the source of the fire and smoke in the garbage chute. Engine 3 crew interior reported they could handle the fire by 12:01 p.m..

Extra companies are returning.

The dumpster was rolled outside and fire extinguished. A resident wrapped up burning charcoal from a grill, and tossed the burning charcoal down the chute.

LIVE TRAFFIC MAP of neighborhood of a small garbage cute fire at Shalamar East Apartments, 2206 S Goebbert Road Arlington Heights, IL …


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