Detached Garage Fire Extinguished by Firefighters on Hawk Lane East of Oriole Lane in Rolling Meadows

Police and firefighter/paramedics from Rolling Meadows responded about 9:11 p.m. Sunday, October 25, 2020 to a report of a detached garage in the block of 2200 Hawk Lane in Rolling Meadows.

Police on arrival by 9:15 p.m. reported the garage was on fire, and the first fire crew on scene by 9:16 p.m. reported a fully-involved detached garage fire. Firefighters reported a good knock on the fire by 9:19 p.m.

A garage next-door showed some heat damage and firefighters investigated the next-door garage to make sure there was no fire started in the next-door garage. Firefighters also needed to pull down soffits to chase some remaining hot spots. past about 9:40 p.m.

Extra fire crews from Arlington Heights and Palatine were released by 9:23 p.m.

Wind was reported from the North at 14 MPH at 8:51 p.m. at the National Weather Service office at O’Hare International Airport.

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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