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Three displaced in Sun Prairie apartment fire Saturday, fire officials say

Three displaced in Sun Prairie apartment fire Saturday, fire officials say”

Two people were displaced in a small fire in a three-story apartment Saturday afternoon in northwest suburban Palatine.

Residents in the area said they spotted flames coming from the attic, and within minutes, the roof was engulfed in flames. No firefighters were injured.

The fire was placed under control about an hour later but all the units were deemed uninhabitable.

Multiple Fire Departments from the surrounding towns were called to assist with the large fire. He and another person helped the woman who lived in the burning apartment to get out. 8 units were heavily damaged by the fire, while 12 more units had water damage.

The FDNY spokesman said the cause of the fire is under investigation.

Skaggs said the grease fire started because the people inside left their cooking unattended.



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