Firefighter injured in fire in Streamwood

SHARE Firefighter injured in fire in Streamwood
unnamed_1_e1525245447301.jpg

A fire broke out Tuesday night in the 200 block of Teak Lane. | Streamwood Fire Department

One firefighter was injured Tuesday night in a fire in northwest suburban Streamwood, according to the Streamwood Fire Department.

Firefighters responded at 11:51 p.m. to a fire in the 200 block of Teak Lane and found flames pouring from the roof of a two-story townhouse with four units, the department said.

Residents, woken up by smoke detectors, safely evacuated the home before firefighters arrived.

Firefighters battled fierce winds as they searched the residence and put out the fire. One firefighter sustained injuries that were not life threatening, the department said.

The department estimated the fire caused about $150,000 in damage to the home. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

The Latest
“[Neris] gave a speech, and usually it’s after a loss,” Shota Imanaga said. “But the fact that he did it after a win is very reassuring. He had a lot of positive words.”
Imanaga makes success look so simple, it’s easy to forget to ask him how he’s handling life alone in a huge new city halfway around the world from home.
Scottie Scheffler’s recent arrest brings up a man who followed an ideal.
Those two teens were among five people in a vehicle “traveling at a high rate of speed” Saturday in the 3800 block of Harrison Street when it failed to yield to a traffic signal and collided with another vehicle about 11:10 p.m., police said.