Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District
1020 West Algonquin Road, Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
Incident Press Release
For Immediate Release
Saturday, March 18, 2016
Contact: Battalion Chief John Greene
1192 East Algonquin Road
Commercial Structure Fire
On Friday afternoon, March 18, 2016 at 12:20 p.m. the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District was dispatched for an automatic fire alarm at 1192 East Algonquin Road, Algonquin, IL.
First arriving crews were on the scene at 12:23 p.m., and found a single story business with the tenant outside. The tenant told fire crews that the fire was out but there was still smoke present. Crews overhauled the fire area and checked for extension in the fire unit and neighboring units. Fire was confirmed extinguished at 12:30. Crews remained on the scene until 3:30 p.m. investigating.
The fire caused approximately $3000 in damage and was determined to be due to sweating pipes.
No firefighters or civilians were hurt.
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