Press Releases

Posted on: April 13, 2017

Commercial Fire

Algonquin-Lake in
the Hills Fire Protection District

1020 West Algonquin Road, Lake in the Hills, IL  60156



IncidentPress Release


For Immediate Release

Thursday, April 13, 2017 


Contact:         Battalion
Chief John Knebl



847-854-2609 Fax



200 South RandallRoad, Algonquin


Commercial Fire



Thursday, April 13, 2017, at 7:04 a.m. the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills FireProtection District was dispatched for a fire alarm at The Home Depot, 200
South Randall Road in Algonquin. As crews were departing the stations for thealarm they were notified by dispatch that there was a fire on the roof in the
Garden Center.


Firstarriving crews were on the scene at 7:09 a.m., and were met with smoke showing
from the roof. The store was in the process of evacuating the occupants uponarrival of the fire department. Fire crews laddered the roof and found an HVAC
unit on fire. The fire was extinguished from the roof and also attacked frominside the building. The fire was under control at 7:22 a.m. and declared out
minutes after. Crews remained on the scene until 9:30 a.m. investigating thecause of the fire.


A damage
estimate is not yet available.  Noinjuries were noted.


The Algonquin-Lake
in the Hills Fire Protection District was assisted by the Algonquin PoliceDepartment, Huntley Fire Protection District, Crystal Lake Fire Department,
Cary Fire Protection District, and Fox River Grove Fire Protection District.  






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