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1020 West Algonquin Road, Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
For Immediate Release
December 18, 2017
Chief John Knebl
1199 Stonegate Road,
Algonquin, Illinois, 60102
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
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.
of the fire is currently being investigated A damage estimate is not yet available.
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