Hoffman Estates police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 12:22 AM Saturday to a report of a house fire at 480 Illinois Boulevard Hoffman Estates, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a passerby saw smoke coming from a house.
Firefighters arrived to find smoke showing from a one-story house by 12:25 p.m. The back of the house was fully-involved with fire by 12:30 p.m. Fire command evacuated all interior attack firefighters from the house by 12:31 p.m. and fought the fire defensively for a period of time before entering the house again.
The fire was declared under control about 12:55 p.m. A live power line was down in the back of the yard, and ComEd was called to the scene.
No injuries were reported. Firefighters search the home, and initially did not know if anyone was at home at the time of the fire.
FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …
ENGINE(S): E21 E22 E23
RIT: BC ?? T ??
EMS: A21 A23
CODE 4 AT 12:26 PM
ENGINE(S): E24 STREAMWOOD E33
EMS: A24 A54
CHIEF(S): 601, 602
CHANGE OF QUARTERS: ELGIN E1, PALATINE E84
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