Heavy Fire in a Strip Mall on Algonquin Rd Near Dempster Rd, Mount Prospect

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VIDEO: Firefighters working overhaul immediately after a fire destroyed the inside of a store in a strip mall on Algonquin Road near Dempster Street.

Mount Prospect police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:04 AM Monday to a report of smoke showing from a strip mall at 1741 West Algonquin Road Mount Prospect, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of an automatic fire alarm at a nearby business at Crystal Court Shopping Center when smoke from 1741 West Algonquin Road hit the smoke detectors at the neighboring business.

Firefighters arrived to find heavy fire showing from a candy and confectionary store “Dulce Mundo” in the middle of the strip mall. Elk Grove Township Engine crew arrived first and when to work to knock down the fire.

An Arlington Heights Tower Ladder crew went to work at the front of the building, just to the east of the burning storefront.

The fire was extinguished within about 30 minutes. Smoke from the fire could be smelled at Golf Road and Busse Road.

BC3, E12, Elk Grove Township E11, Elk Grove Township A11, Arlington Heights E3, Arlington Heights TL1, Schaumburg T52, and others

LIVE TRAFFIC MAP of neighborhood to a report of smoke showing from a strip mall at near 1741 West Algonquin Road Mount Prospect, IL …

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