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Posted on: April 27, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Residential Fire

Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District
1020 West Algonquin Road, Lake in the Hills, IL 60156

Incident Press Release

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Contact: Battalion Chief John Knebl
847-658-8233 Headquarters
847-854-2609 Fax

126 Harvest Gate, Lake in the Hills, Illinois, 60156

Residential Fire

On Wednesday morning, April 27, 2016 at 7:21 a.m. the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District was dispatched for a smoke detector and the smell of something burning at 126 Harvest Gate in Lake in the Hills. The fire department was notified by an alert neighbor.

First arriving crews were on the scene at 7:23 a.m., and found a two story townhome with light smoke showing from inside the home. No one was home when the fire department arrived and fire crews had to force entry for access. Fire personnel found a pot of food that was left cooking on the stove. The fire was confirmed extinguished at 7:35 a.m. Firefighters remained on the scene to ventilate the home and to check for fire extension.

No firefighters or civilians were hurt. The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District was assisted by the following fire departments; Crystal Lake, Huntley, Cary, and Fox River Grove.

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