Car fire on Palatine Frontage Road near Windsor Drive Arlington Heights YouTube Tips ⓘ
Police, firefighters, and paramedics from Arlington Heights responded about 5:13 a.m. Tuesday, May 30, 2023 to a report of a vehicle fire on the westbound Palatine Road Frontage Road just west of Windsor Drive in Arlington Heights
Police and firefighters arrived to find flames showing from the engine compartment of an older model Toyota Camry. No injuries were reported, and express lanes remained open in both directions. Both lanes of the westbound frontage road were blocked during firefighting and vehicle recovery.
Wind was from the north 3 MPH at 5:51 a.m. according to the National Weather Service office at Chicago O’Hare. Air temperature was 61°F. Smoke was hanging in the air, and there was a haze in the neighborhood south of the scene.
The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities or witness on the scene.
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