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Posted on: January 2, 2018

Press Release- Algonquin Restaurant 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

 

 

105 Filip Road, Algonquin, Illinois, 60102

 

Structure Fire

 

 

Early Tuesday afternoon, on January 2, 2018, at 12:07 PM, the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District was dispatched for a structure fire at 105 Filip Road, the Algonquin Sub Shop, in Algonquin. Firefighters arrived at 12:10 PM and found a fire on the exterior of the building that had progressed inside. Crews initiated an aggressive attack and quickly extinguished the flames. No civilian or firefighter injuries were reported. The cause of the fire was a propane heating device used to thaw water pipes. The fire was declared out at 12:27 PM. 

 

The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District was aided by Crystal Lake Fire Department, Carpentersville 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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