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Posted on: November 11, 2019

Structure Fire 16 East Oak Street, Lake in the Hills

Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District

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



Incident Press Release


For Immediate Release

November 10, 2019


Contact:         Captain Bill Pelinski, Jr.

                        Email: bpelinski@alfpd.org

                        847-658-8233 Headquarters

847-854-2609 Fax



Structure Fire 16 East Oak St., Lake In The Hills.


Residential Structure Fire



On Sunday morning at 11:06 a.m. the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District was dispatched for the report of a structure fire at 16 East Oak St., Lake In The Hills. Firefighters arrived on scene at 11:12 a.m. and found a fire in the attic of a single family residence.  Crews made an aggressive interior attack and extinguished the fire by 11:23 a.m. 


The resident discovered the fire while inside the house and was able to evacuate the household.  The occupant called 911 to report the fire. No civilian or firefighter injuries were reported.


The cause of the fire is determined to be accidental but still under investigation a damage estimate is not yet available.




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