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1020 West Algonquin Road, Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
For Immediate Release
January 2, 2018
Chief John Knebl
105 Filip Road,
Algonquin, Illinois, 60102
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.
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.
of the fire is currently being investigated A damage estimate is not yet available.
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