Mount Prospect firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:03 AM Tuesday August 6, 2019 to a report of a fire in a commercial building at 1020 East Addison Court Mount Prospect, Il. Firefighter/paramedics arrived to find smoke on the second floor. The building includes commercial and residential occupancy.
The fire was reported “in check” by 11:35 a.m. but not completely extinguished because of an electrical hazard preventing complete extinguishment of the fire.
The fire was upgraded to a working fire response at 11:12 a.m. and ComEd was requested to expedite to the scene to shut off electricity. ComEd arrived by 11:49 a.m.
The fire was declared under control by 12:01 p.m. after the power was cut on both sides of the building. The property is believed be occupied by an excavation company.
Busse Road is closed in both directions between Kenneth Drive and Addison Court.
Firefighters from Arlington Heights, Des Plaines, Elk Grove Township, and Elk Grove Village are assisting Mount Prospect either at the scene or at Mount Prospect fire stations to protect the rest of Mount Prospect.
The information in this article is an early report published before any information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.
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