Small House Fire Quickly Extinguished on Hartwood Drive Near Southwood Circle, Streamwood

Streamwood police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 10:35 p.m. Thursday, February 28, 2019 to a report of a house fire in the block of 900 Hartwood Drive. Firefighter/paramedics received a report that there was a fire in a bedroom closet and that the home was evacuated, except for two dogs.

Upon arrival, Engine 33’s crew reported nothing showing and entered the building to investigate. A fire was discovered in a second floor bedroom, and firefighters kept the fire in check using a portable fire extinguisher while Engine 31 stretched a hand line to extinguish the fire. Damage was confined to a closet and part of a bedroom.

The fire incident was upgraded to a working fire response by 10:44 p.m. The fire was declared knocked by 10:49 p.m.

Two dogs were rescued/removed from the building in good health. One occupant reported a minor injury that was evaluated on the scene, but transport to the hospital was not necessary.

The cause of the fire had not yet been determined Thursday, but fire investigators were on the scene Thursday night.

Bartlett firefighter/paramedics assisted Streamwood firefighter/paramedics with an engine crew. East Dundee firefighter/paramedics also responded with an ambulance.

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