Firefighters prevent damage from fire at Bartlett industrial building
Bartlett Fire Protection District crews prevented damage to an industrial building in the 1400 block of Brewster Creek in Bartlett early Thursday morning by quickly extinguishing a fire in a trash compactor attached to the building.
No firefighters or civilians were injured, and the building remained habitable.
Firefighters responded to a report of a structure fire at 4:24 a.m. They arrived at 4:30 a.m., saw smoke coming from the trash compactor and declared the fire under control at 4:42 a.m.
Crews continued ventilating smoke and fire gases for some time afterward using Elk Grove Village's mobile ventilation truck.