Four people were displaced after a blaze Friday night in northwest suburban Palatine.
Crews arrived at the basement fire at 145 N. Maple St. at 11:27 p.m. and found smoke coming from the front door of a three-story townhouse, according to a statement from the Palatine fire department.
Several firefighters searched the building for any trapped residents and others fought the blaze, according to the statement.
The blaze was extinguished before midnight and no one was hurt, according to the statement.
The townhouse was ruled uninhabitable, and four residents were displaced, according to the statement. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.