Townhouse Fire on Enlund Drive Near Nichols Rd in Palatine

Police and firefighter/paramedics from Palatine responded about 1:03 p.m. Saturday, January 30, 2021 to a report of a dryer vent fire in the block of 2200 North Inland Drive in Palatine.

Firefighters arrived to find no smoke showing from the exterior, but smoke showing interior from a dryer. Later firefighters discovered smoke showing exterior from a dryer vent.

Firefighters reported they were opening a wall to check for fire extension and were also checking the attic to make sure fire did not exist or was stopped.

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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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