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Posted on: January 18, 2018

[ARCHIVED] 500 Harvest gate LITH

Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District

1020 West Algonquin Road, Lake in the Hills, IL  60156

Incident Press Release

For Immediate Release

January 18, 2018

Contact:         Captain Eric Busby


                        847-658-8233 Headquarters

847-854-2609 Fax

500 Harvest Gate (Lincoln Prairie School), Lake in the Hills, Illinois, 60156

Structure Fire

At 9:28 AM, on January 2, 2018, the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District was dispatched for a structure fire at 500 Harvest Gate, Lincoln Prairie School, in Lake in the Hills. It was reported that there was black smoke coming from an oven.  While no fire was seen the building was evacuated.  Firefighters arrived at 9:30 AM. Crews entered the building to find smoke in the cafeteria at which time the fire was extinguished.  No civilian or firefighter injuries were reported. The fire was declared out at approximately 09:40 AM. 

The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District was aided by Crystal Lake Fire Department, Cary Fire Protection District, and Fox River Grove Fire Protection District, and Huntley Fire Protection District. 

The cause of the fire is currently being investigated   A damage estimate is not yet available.

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