Fire Through the Roof at Barrington Lakes Apartments on Hassell Road Hoffman Estates — Extra Alarm Fire

Hoffman Estates police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:26 PM Tuesday to a report of an apartment fire at Barrington Lakes Apartments, 2020 Hassell Road Hoffman Estates, Il.

Engine 22 crew on arrival report dense black smoke showing, evacuation, and flames showing from the A-Side “near the corner.”

Battalion Chief 6 reported fire on two levels with fire through the roof by 7:32 p.m. and upgraded the call to a Box Alarm.

Fire under control at 7:49 p.m.

Primary and secondary search complete and all clear by 7:54 p.m.

Barrington Lakes Apartment FireFire illuminates smoke at apartment fire at Barrington Lakes Apartments on Hassell Road Tuesday night (PHOTO CREDIT: David Bickler).

A 62-year-old man was rescued by a neighbor. The man was transported with burns to his hands and face to St. Alexius Medical Center, and transferred to the Burn Center at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood.

Daily Herald reporter Chacour Koop reported Tuesday night that a nursing assistant, Malgorzata Rostecka, who lives nearby the apartment, rescued the 62-year-old man who was leaning on a wall in the apartment building. She went into the apartment and led the man out of danger.



ENGINE(S): E24 E21



EMS: A21

CODE 4 AT 07:30 PM




EMS: A23 A24

CHIEF(S): 603



MABAS Division 1 Box Alarm on Box #2 for a structure fire (apartment fire) at 7:33 p.m.


ENGINE(S): Bartlett FPD
East Dundee FPD

TRUCK(S): Schaumburg Fire Department

SQUAD(S): Roselle Fire Department

EMS: Barrington Fire Department

Streamwood Fire Department Staging,
Palatine Fire Department Incident Safety,
Elgin Fire Department Command

RIT: Palatine Rural Engine, Palatine Rural Chief


CHANGE OF QUARTERS: Hoffman Estates E2, Palatine A84, Palatine Rural E36

STAGING: Hassell Rd

LIVE TRAFFIC MAP of neighborhood to a report of an apartment fire 2020 Hassell Road Hoffman Estates, Il …

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