Police and firefighter/paramedics from Buffalo Grove responded about 9:13 p.m. Sunday January 5, 2020 to a report of a fire at Dengeos restaurant, 195 West Dundee Road. A caller reported a fire on the northwest corner of the building, and also reported that everyone was out of the building.
Police on arrival by 9:16 p.m. reported heavy smoke showing.
Buffalo Grove Quint 25’s crew on arrival reported light smoke showing from the west side of the roof. The fire was upgraded to a working fire response “Code 4” by 9:20 p.m.
Dundee Road was shut down in both directions by 9:22 p.m.
Fire command reported an exterior fire that moved into the building near the southwest corner. Two additional ambulances were dispatched to the scene by 9:43 p.m. but initially it was not clear if there were any injuries.
Fire command reported loss stopped by 9:56 p.m.
Firefighters from Arlington Heights, Barrington-Countryside, Palatine, Lake Forest, Lincolnshire, Long Grove, and Prospect Heights responded either to the scene or to standby in Buffalo Grove fire stations.
The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.