Fire in two adjacent apartments and smoke damage to apartment building in Orland Park
The Orland Fire Protection District responded to a fire in an apartment building at the 9300 block that spread to two apartments and caused smoke damage throughout the three-story, 12 unit apartment building on Thursday afternoon.
No one was injured. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
A fire alarm was called for 9335 Hunter Drive and then another was called in to Orland Central Dispatch for a fire in a closet at the adjacent 9333 Hunter Drive apartment. The fire alarm in 9335 Hunter Dr. also covers 9333 Hunter Dr.
Engine 4 quickly arrived to find smoke and fire on the first floor of the 12 unit apartment building. A full still alarm was called for extra companies. Fire companies quickly contained the fire to the unit of origin and searched all units in both apartments.
The fire is still under investigation by Orland Fire Protection District, Orland Hills Police and the State Fire Marshall’s Office. The Fire District is working with building management to help any displaced residents.
Departments that assisted included, Tinley Park, Palos, Crestwood, Homer, Northwest Homer, Frankfort, Lemont, Matteson, Mokena, New Lenox, North Palos, Palos Heights and Oak Forest.
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