Fire in Rural McHenry

From thge McHenry Township Fire Protection District:

Deck Fire

The McHenry Township Fire Protection District (MTFPD) was dispatched on March 17, 2023, at approximately 10:00 p.m. to the 2800 block of Stilling Boulevard in unincorporated McHenry for a structure fire.

2800 block of Stilling Boulevard, McHenry

Emergency response units arrived on the scene within one minute and found a bi-level single-family home with a small fire on the rear deck starting to impinge on the house.

The fire was quickly extinguished by fire personnel using several water extinguishers.

Four pieces of MTFPD apparatus responded to the scene consisting of 11 firefighters.

In addition, Spring Grove Fire Department initially responded but was returned. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office also responded.

There were no firefighter injuries. Two people were medically evaluated at the scene but were not transported.

The home and deck sustained minor fire and smoke damage, and a damage estimate is not available at this time. The cause of the fire is being investigated by MTFPD personnel.

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