Woodlawn apartment building displaced after 2-alarm fire

Monday, 16 Apr, 2018

Two people were displaced in a small fire in a three-story apartment Saturday afternoon in northwest suburban Palatine. Upon arrival, the occupants of the unit indicated everyone was out of the apartment and the fire was in the rear of the unit on the first floor.

Fire crews were able to quickly extinguished the fire.

The apartment sustained most of the damage, but there was minor damage to surrounding units. SPFD shut off the electricity to the area and confirmed the fire did not extend to the structure.

The fire did not cause structural damage, but damage from the smoke displaced the residents, according to the fire department.

White Plains Deputy Fire Chief Timothy Ryan said that was because of all the debris in the apartment. A spokesperson for the Baltimore County Fire Department says the fire broke out around 2 p.m.in the 2400 block of Bytham Court.