A temporary lockdown was lifted at Lake Forest High School West Campus on Monday after two vehicles on campus caught on fire, sending heavy black smoke billowing into the sky.
The Lake Forest Fire Department, Lake Bluff Fire Department and Lake Forest Police Department responded around 10 a.m. Monday to Lake Forest High School West Campus, 300 South Waukegan Road in Lake Forest.
Firefighters arrived to find two vehicles well-engulfed in flames, causing heavy black smoke to billow into the sky.
The Lake Forest Police Department said the vehicles, which appeared to be landscaping trucks, were in a sports field on the north side of the school campus.
Police said that the school went into a temporary lockdown while emergency crews responded to the scene.
“Although West Campus was put on temporary lockdown, there is no danger to the community or school,” police said.
The lockdown was lifted around 10:50 a.m. No injuries were reported in the incident.
Tow trucks have been called to remove the damaged vehicles.
Police and fire crews are expected to remain on the scene for several hours determining the cause, officials said.