Firefighters Extinguish Fire on the Roof of a Home on Brandywyn Lane in Buffalo Grove


Police, firefighters and paramedics from Buffalo Grove responded about 11:13 p.m. Tuesday, July 5, 2022 to a report of a house fire in the block of 1300 Brandywyn Lane in Buffalo Grove. Neighbors called 9-1-1 and alerted the residents in the home that there was a small fire on the roof of their home.

The first crew on arrival reported a small fire on the roof, and the incident was upgraded to a working fire response. Thunderstorms with lightning were in the area. Initially it is unknown if the fire was the result of a lightning strike or not.

The residents safely evacuated the house.

The fire was declared under control by about 11:39 p.m.

Firefighters, paramedics and/or command officers from Arlington Heights, Lincolnshire-Riverwoods, and Prospect Heights were assigned to the scene.

Firefighters, paramedics and/or command officers from Barrington-Countryside and Rolling Meadows were assigned to stand by at Buffalo Grove fire stations.

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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