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Posted on: September 24, 2017

Lake in the Hills Structure Fire

Incident Press Release


For Immediate Release

September 23, 2017


Contact:         Battalion Chief John Knebl


                        847-658-8233 Headquarters

847-854-2609 Fax



30 Sierra Court Algonquin, Illinois, 60102


Residential Structure Fire



On Saturday evening at 11:01 PM the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District was dispatched for a structure fire at 30 Sierra Court in Algonquin. Firefighters arrived at 11:04 PM and found a two story townhome with fire showing from a fully involved rear deck. Crews initiated an aggressive exterior attack.   Residents were home at the time of the fire and evacuated prior to our arrival.  The fire was extinguished 11:12 PM.   


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