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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Press Release Structure Fire- 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

March 14, 2021


Contact:         Deputy Chief John Knebl


                        847-658-8233 Headquarters

847-854-2609 Fax



1110 Sycamore St, Lake in the Hills 


Residential Structure Fire



On Sunday night, March 14, 2021 at approximately 9:30pm the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District was dispatched for a structure fire at 1110 Sycamore St in Lake in the Hills. First arriving fire crews arrived on the scene within 5 minutes and found a ranch style single family home, with smoke coming from the front of the home. Crews initiated an aggressive offensive attack into the basement and the fire was under control in 10 minutes. The occupants were alerted by the smoke and smoke detectors and was able to evacuate the home prior to fire department arrival. No firefighters or civilians were injured.  


The Algonquin – Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District was aided by the Lake in the Hills Police Department, Cary Fire Protection District, Huntley Fire Protection District, Crystal Lake Fire Department, SEECOM Dispatch Center, and the 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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