Jul 172015

6340 Americana Drive, Willowbrook, IL

The Tri-State Fire District was called at 2337 hours on July 15th to 6340 Americana Drive, Willowbrook, for reports of smoke and fire on the 11th floor.  Companies arrived to find a residential high rise structure with light smoke showing from the east side and balcony area.   Fire Crews attacked the fire on the 11th floor in the South wing finding  heavy smoke & fire.   Additional companies, including the Willowbrook Police helped to evacuate residents.  The fire was extinguished with a single 2 ½ high rise pack.   Seven injuries were reported, with two transports to local hospitals for non-life threatening injuries.   The fire is currently under investigation and focused on electrical.   No more information is available at this time.