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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Structure Fire- Applewood Lane

Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District

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



Incident Press Release

For Immediate Release

July 29, 2020

Contact: Deputy Chief John Knebl


847-658-8233 Headquarters

847-854-2609 Fax

910 Applewood Lane, Algonquin, IL


Residential Structure Fire

On Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at 10:23 p.m. the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District was dispatched for a structure fire at 910 Applewood Lane, in Algonquin. First arriving fire crews arrived on the scene at 10:27 p.m. and found a two story single family home, with heavy fire coming from the rear exterior of the home. Crews initiated an aggressive attack and the fire was under control at 10:42 p.m. Firefighters were informed by neighbors that the house was unoccupied and under renovation. No firefighters or civilians were injured.

The Algonquin – Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District was aided by the Algonquin Police Department, Cary Fire Protection District, Huntley Fire Protection District, Crystal Lake Fire Department, and Fox River Grove Fire Protection District.

The cause of the fire is currently being investigated. A damage estimate is not yet available.

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