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Posted on: January 2, 2018

701 Roger Street 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

January 2, 2018

Contact: Battalion Chief John Knebl
Email: jknebl@alfpd.org
847-658-8233 Headquarters
847-854-2609 Fax

701 Roger Street, Algonquin, Illinois, 60102

Structure Fire

Early Tuesday morning, on January 2, 2018, at 1:35 AM, the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District was dispatched for a structure fire at 701 Roger Street in Algonquin. Firefighters arrived at 1:37 AM and found a fully involved barn that was located behind the home. Crews initiated an aggressive attack while simultaneously searching the home and nearby structures for any fire extension. No civilian or firefighter injuries were reported. The origin of the fire is unknown at this time. The fire was under control within 15 minutes of the arrival of the fire department and completely extinguished at 2:28 AM.

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