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1020 West Algonquin Road, Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
Incident Press Release
For Immediate Release
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Contact: Deputy Chief John Knebl
Lake in the Hills/Algonquin Area Severe Thunder and Wind Storms
On Tuesday evening, August 10, 2021 at approximately 5:00 p.m. the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District were dispatched to approximately 30 storm related calls for service. Fire crews were met with multiple responses for wires down, lighting strikes, trees on and in homes/vehicles, medical emergencies due to power disruption, as well as unpassable roadways.
The fire department is currently out in the community removing debris, assisting residents, and monitoring downed power lines until Com-Ed remedies the dangers.
No firefighters or civilians were hurt.
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