Breaking News Bar
updated: 8/12/2014 2:04 PM

Fire guts Palatine home

hello
Success - Article sent! close
 
 

Palatine Fire Department investigators are trying to determine what started a fire Tuesday morning that left a vacant, single-family home uninhabitable.

Firefighters were dispatched at 4:09 a.m. to the two-story building at 132 S. Plum Grove Road. First crews on scene reported smoke and fire coming from the first floor at the rear of the house, according to a news release.

Order Reprint Print Article
 
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

Crews extended at least two hose lines into the building and opened numerous walls and ceilings in order to extinguish the blaze. The fire was under control by 4:40 a.m., and crews remained on scene throughout the morning to ventilate smoke and gases and perform salvage and overhaul operations, officials said.

Authorities said neighbors told them the home was for sale and had been vacant for some time. No one was in the house at the time of the fire, and no injuries were reported.

A damage estimate wasn't immediately available.

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.