Smoke Investigation at St. Peter Lutheran Church & School on West Olive St Arlington Heights

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Arlington Heights Fire Department on scene for reported in the basement at St Peter Lutheran Church and School.

Police and firefighter/paramedics from Arlington Heights responded about 6:10 p.m. Wednesday December 18 2019 to a report of smoke coming from the basement of the church.

Firefighters on scene confirmed smoke in the building. Engine 2’s crew was then assigned to connect to a positive water supply.

Several people were evacuated from the building by the time firefighters arrived.

Firefighters focused their investigation on a basement utility room. The incident was secured by 6:40 p.m. and some people were allowed back in the church to get personal belongings, accompanied by police.

About 6:45 p.m. a fire lieutenant reported crews found the source of the smoke, but did not initially state the details.

Extra crews were also returned by a about 6:45 p.m.

The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.

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Fire lieutenant enters the building at Saint Peter Lutheran Church and School in Arlington Heights.
Arlington Heights Fire Department on scene for reported smoke in the basement at St Peter Lutheran Church and School.
Arlington Heights Fire Department on scene for reported smoke in the basement at St Peter Lutheran Church and School.
Arlington Heights Fire Department on scene for reported smoke in the basement at St Peter Lutheran Church and School.




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