Tuesday, June 18, 2019

House Fire on East Green Ln Just East of Saint Emily's Catholic Church, Mount Prospect

Mount Prospect police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 12:20 PM Tuesday to a report of a house fire on Green Lane near Green Lane and Homer Lane Mount Prospect, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that smoke and flames were seen at a house.

Police and firefighters reporting smoke showing upon arrival. The fire response was immediately upgraded to a Code 4.

There are possibly one or two people injured in the house fire.

The fire was reported in an attic, and firefighters needed to go to defensive mode -- fighting the fire from exterior positions only -- at least twice. Three sections of the roof of the home were reported partially collapsed at about 1:05 p.m.

A MABAS Box Alarm was requested for extra firefighters and equipment at 1:10 p.m.

The fire was declared knocked at about 1:25 p.m.


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