Hoffman Estates police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 10:55 AM Sunday November 18, 2018 to a report of smoke in an apartment at Barrington Lakes Apartments, 2140 Hassell Road Hoffman Estates, Il. Firefighters initially received an Activated Fire Alarm. Police on scene by 10:57 a.m. reported smoke showing on the east side of the apartment building. Firefighters on scene received a report from residents of a fire in an apartment on the third floor. The incident was upgraded to a Working Fire response by 11:01 a.m. Firefighters reported a lot of smoke on the third floor after the fire was extinguished. The fire was declared out by 11:03 am.
Firefighters were working on ventilating the apartment unit and the third floor hallway. Residents from the apartment building were evacuated, and no injuries were initially reported.
Firefighters reported smoke dissipating and were checking air quality readings by 11:18 a.m.
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