Oak Brook, IL – Sunday Afternoon Fire Extinguished in Two Hours; One Resident Hospitalized


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Oak Brook, IL – A residential fire on Saddlebrook Drive in Oak Brook was brought under control within two hours on Sunday afternoon, thanks to the rapid response of the Oak Brook Fire Department and multiple neighboring services.

First reported at 12:28 PM, the blaze emanated from an upstairs window of the occupied home. Fire crews immediately engaged in intense suppression efforts, managing to contain the fire that had spread to the roof.

Although the home was left uninhabitable due to extensive smoke and water damage, there were no firefighter injuries. One resident was evacuated safely from the premises and is currently in stable condition at Good Samaritan Hospital following smoke inhalation. The origin of the fire remains under investigation, with local police and fire units collaborating on the scene.


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