More Details on Neighborhood Fire East of Crystal Lake

Another press release from Crystal Lake Fire Department Battalion Commander Jerry Larsen:

Structure Fire 3200 Block of Carrington Dr, Crystal Lake, IL

On May l, 2013, at 3:30pm the Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department was dispatched for a structure fire in the 3200 block of Can’iugton DI, Crystal Lake, Illinois.

The home 0f origin located at 3217 Carrington was a total loss.

A chimney is all that remains at 3217 Carrington.

A chimney is all that remains at 3217 Carrington.

The exposure homes addresses and damage sustained are:

  • 3222 Carrington has fire damage to the cedar shake roof which extended into the attic. The interior suffered smoke and water damage and the house is not habitable.
  • 3306 Carrington has damage to the cedar shake roof and some interior smoke damage. The house is  habitable.
  • 3216 Carrington has damage to the cedar shake roof and some interior Smoke damage. The house is habitable.
  • 3217 E. Terra Cotta Ave received minor damage to the rear deck and siding. The house is habitable.
The roof is burned in the home across the street.

The roof is burned in the home across the street.

A fire crew remains on the scene at 3217 Carrington to continue extinguishing hot spots.

A fireman hoses down the basement.

A fireman hoses down the basement.

The McHenry County Department of Planning and Development is working with the homeowners to make repairs.

The American Red Cross is working with all the families affected by the ñres.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department, McHenry County Sheriffs Department, and the Illinois Office ofthe State Fire Marshal.


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