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Posted on: December 18, 2017

Algonquin 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

December 18, 2017


Contact:         Battalion Chief John Knebl


                        847-658-8233 Headquarters

847-854-2609 Fax



1199 Stonegate Road, Algonquin, Illinois, 60102


Residential Structure Fire



Late Monday morning, on December 18, 2017, at 11:35 AM, the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District was dispatched for a structure fire at 1199 Stonegate Road in Algonquin. Firefighters arrived at 11:37 AM and found a single story ranch home with large volumes of smoke coming from the rear of the home. Crews initiated an aggressive interior attack while simultaneously searching the home for any possible victims. The residents were able to self-evacuate from the home. One of the occupants of the home was transported by ambulance to Centegra-Huntley with non-life threatening injuries. Also, a family dog was safely rescued by fire crews. The origin of the fire was in the basement and the fire was under control within 15 minutes of the arrival of the fire department. 


The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District was aided by Algonquin Police, 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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