There was a large brush fire today in Round Lake Beach at Rollins Rd & Goldenrod Terrace. It occurred today at around 3:00 PM and was extinguished at around 4:30 PM.
Unconfirmed reports that this was possibly an arson fire.
It damaged siding on townhomes near the brush fire. Five acres out of the twenty acres of the marsh area had burned. Rollins Rd had been shutdown for a portion of the time while crews were fighting the fire. Fox Lake, Lake Villa, Grayslake, Wauconda, Mundelein and Antioch assisted at the scene.
News Article: http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/news/ct-lns-marsh-fire-st-0430-20150429-story.html.
Photos and video are below of the fire. Video by Lucy Bloniarz Johnson.