Mount Prospect Fire Department Responds To Residential Garage Fire
On March 27, 2015, at approximately 11:15 a.m. Mount Prospect firefighters were called for a reported
residential garage fire on the corner of Central Road and Hatlen Avenue. Upon their arrival, Mount
Prospect firefighters discovered heavy flames and smoke coming from a detached garage. Both the
home and garage were evacuated prior to the fire department’s arrival.
The fire was brought under control in approximately 20 minutes, and damages have been estimated at
$40,000. The cause of the fire appears accidental, and possibly electrical in nature. Firefighters from
Arlington Heights, Des Plaines, and Elk Grove Township assisted with this incident, and the Village of Mount Prospect is very appreciate of their support. Com-Ed and the Mount Prospect Human Services Department also assisted the fire department at the scene. For more information, please contact the Mount Prospect Fire Prevention Bureau at 847/818-5253.