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Posted on: September 23, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Structure 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

September 23, 2017


Contact:         Battalion Chief John Knebl


                        847-658-8233 Headquarters

847-854-2609 Fax



10 Sunset Lane Algonquin, Illinois, 60102


  Residential Structure Fire



On Saturday, September 23rd, at 10:12 AM the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District was dispatched for a structure fire at 10 Sunset Lane in Algonquin. Firefighters arrived at 10:14 AM and found a single story wood frame home with heavy fire showing from the attic vent. Crews initiated an aggressive interior attack while simultaneously searching for any possible victims. Resident were not home at the time of the fire, crews were able to rescue the family dog.  The fire was extinguished at 10:25 AM.  


No firefighters were injured.  The Algonquin – Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District was aided by Lake in the Hills Police, Carpentersville Fire Department, Crystal Lake Fire Department, Cary Fire Protection District, Huntley Fire Protection District, 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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