Smoke Investigation at Apartment on Colfax St Near Smith St Palatine

Police, firefighters and paramedics from Palatine responded about 3:01 p.m. Saturday, February 20, 2021 to a report of smoke in a second floor laundry room at an apartment at 220 West Colfax Street in Palatine.

Firefighters arrived to find nothing showing from the outside, and detected the odor of a burnt belt. Firefighters discovered a problem with a dryer, and found no other hazards.

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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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