From the Fire Protection District serving Algonquin and Lake in the Hills:
Residential Structure Fire
On Tuesday evening, January 19th, 2021, at 9:05 p.m. the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District was dispatched for a structure fire at 2230 Tahoe Pkwy in Algonquin.
First arriving fire crews arrived on the scene at 9:10 p.m. and found a two story single family home, with heavy fire and smoke coming from the rear exterior chimney.
Crews initiated an aggressive offensive attack and the fire was under control at 9:25 p.m.
The occupants of the residence evacuated the home prior to fire department arrival.
One firefighters sustained minor injuries. No civilians were injured.
The Algonquin – Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District was aided by the Algonquin Police Department, Carpentersville Fire Department, Huntley Fire Protection District, Crystal Lake Fire Department, and the Fox River Grove Fire Protection District
The cause of the fire is currently being investigated. A damage estimate is not yet available.