It took firefighters over two hours to extinguish a massive fire at a home in Johnsburg Sunday afternoon, fire officials said.
The McHenry Township Fire Protection District was called just before 12 p.m. Sunday to the 3900 block of Pitzen Road in Johnsburg for a report of a house fire.
Firefighters found a fire in the basement of a two-story home. The fire eventually spread throughout the house before firefighters could control it. The Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (MABAS) was utilized to the fourth alarm, which brought firefighters and water trucks to the scene from numerous fire departments.
No injuries were reported and the fire was deemed under control by 2 p.m., fire officials reported. Red Cross was called to the scene to assist the residents.
The house was deemed uninhabitable and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.
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