Above / Naperville Fire Department responded to reported fire at a business located in the 1800 block of High Grove Lane, north of Quincy at Fort Hill roads. No injuries reported. (PN file photos are used to help flag reports about Naperville Fire Department and Police Department responses to emergency calls, always reminding readers that keeping the community safe is everyone’s responsibility. Thanks for calling 911 whenever necessary. Be alert by day and by night. Stay safe.)
At 4:20PM on Mon., June 5, Naperville’s Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) received a call reporting a fire in a business located in the 1800 block of High Grove Lane. The caller stated everyone had evacuated the building and there were no injuries. Naperville 911(PSAP) dispatched a general alarm assignment consisting of 10 pieces of fire apparatus and 24 personnel including an Incident Commander and Incident Safety Officer to the reported address.
At 4:25PM, the first vehicle arrived on scene and found moderate smoke coming from the roof. Fire companies ensured all occupants were out of the business and then quickly stretched hose lines. Once inside, companies discovered a piece of mechanical equipment that had failed and caught fire.
At 4:39PM, the fire was deemed under control. Fire companies remained on the scene another 20 minutes to ensure all hot spots were extinguished.
The Naperville Fire Department was assisted on the scene by the Aurora Fire Department and Naperville Police Department. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
No injuries were reported to any occupants or firefighters while operating on scene.
The building was deemed to be habitable by the Naperville Transportation, Engineering, and Development Team. The fire is estimated to have caused $25,000 in damages.
Report submitted by Daniel Smith, Division Chief, for Naperville Fire Department.