Fire crews responding to a fire alarm discovered an active fire inside a house in the 1000 block of Memory Lane in Lake Zurich Saturday. | Photo: Jimmy Bolf

Firefighters rescued a family dog that was inside a home that caught fire and sustained significant damage Saturday evening in Lake Zurich, fire officials said.

The Lake Zurich Fire Department responded around 7:08 p.m. Saturday for a call of a residential fire alarm in the 1000 block of Memory Lane in Lake Zurich.

The homeowner had just returned home and firefighters arrived to find smoke inside the two-story single-family residence, fire officials said.

Fire companies quickly deployed hose lines and had the fire under control approximately 50 minutes later at 8 p.m.

Fire crews responding to a fire alarm discovered an active fire inside a house in the 1000 block of Memory Lane in Lake Zurich Saturday. | Photo: Jimmy Bolf

The family dog was rescued from the residence during the fire.

The residence suffered significant damage and has been left uninhabitable, the fire department said.

No injuries were reported to any residents or firefighters and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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The Lake Zurich Fire Department was assisted by firefighters from Barrington, Barrington-Countryside, Long Grove, Wauconda, Palatine, Mundelein, Countryside, Hoffman Estates, Rolling Meadows, Libertyville, Fox River Grove, Buffalo Grove, Wheeling, Palatine Rural, Crystal Lake and Streamwood.

The Lake Zurich Fire Department said they would like to remind residents of the importance of having working smoke detectors. They also said it is important to make an escape plan and practice it.