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Algonquin-Lake inthe Hills Fire Protection District
1020 West Algonquin Road, Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
For Immediate Release
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Contact: BattalionChief John Knebl
200 South RandallRoad, Algonquin
OnThursday, April 13, 2017, at 7:04 a.m. the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills FireProtection District was dispatched for a fire alarm at The Home Depot, 200South Randall Road in Algonquin. As crews were departing the stations for thealarm they were notified by dispatch that there was a fire on the roof in theGarden Center.
Firstarriving crews were on the scene at 7:09 a.m., and were met with smoke showingfrom the roof. The store was in the process of evacuating the occupants uponarrival of the fire department. Fire crews laddered the roof and found an HVACunit on fire. The fire was extinguished from the roof and also attacked frominside the building. The fire was under control at 7:22 a.m. and declared outminutes after. Crews remained on the scene until 9:30 a.m. investigating thecause of the fire.
A damageestimate is not yet available. Noinjuries were noted.
The Algonquin-Lakein the Hills Fire Protection District was assisted by the Algonquin PoliceDepartment, Huntley Fire Protection District, Crystal Lake Fire Department,Cary Fire Protection District, and Fox River Grove Fire Protection District.
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