A press release from the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District:
105 Filip Road, Algonquin
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.