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For Immediate Release
October 22, 2017
Chief John Knebl
301 Winding Canyon
Way, Algonquin, Illinois, 60102
Sunday morning on October 22, 2017, at 3:39 AM, the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills
Fire Protection District was dispatched for a structure fire at 301 Winding
Canyon Way in Algonquin. Firefighters arrived at 3:43 AM and found a two story
home with heavy fire coming from an attached 3 car garage. Crews initiated an aggressive
attack while simultaneously searching the home for any possible victims. The residents
were able to evacuate the home safely. One firefighter was treated on the scene
and released for heat exhaustion. The fire was under control within minutes of
the arrival of the fire department.
Algonquin – Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District was aided by Algonquin
Police, Carpentersville Fire Department, Crystal Lake Fire Department, Cary
Fire Protection District, and Fox River Grove Fire Protection District.
of the fire is currently being investigated A damage estimate is not yet available.