Fire officials said $400,000 in damage was reported after a large fire left the residents of a Lake Zurich home displaced Wednesday afternoon.
The Lake Zurich Fire Department responded around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday to the 200 block of Hidden Creek Road in Lake Zurich for a structure fire.
Firefighters arrived on the scene in under five minutes.
Fire companies were met with a large volume of fire coming from the garage of a two-story, single-family residence.
An aggressive exterior fire attack with multiple hose lines was used on the fire, fire officials said.
The homeowner was outside of the residence when firefighters arrived and confirmed there was no one else inside the home.
Crews worked to extinguish the fire and prevent it from spreading further into the home, fire officials said.
The house sustained significant fire damage to the garage and smoke damage throughout the remainder of the residence, leaving it uninhabitable.
There were no civilian or firefighter injuries reported.
Fire officials said preliminary estimates of fire, smoke and water damage sustained to the house were $250,000 along with $150,000 in loss of contents.
The Lake Zurich Fire Department was assisted by the Barrington, Barrington-Countryside, Palatine, Lincolnshire Riverwoods, Long Grove, Mundelein, Buffalo Grove, Wauconda, Crystal Lake, Fox Lake, Wheeling and Countryside fire departments.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
The Lake Zurich Fire Department said they recommend residents install working smoke detectors, make an escape plan and practice it.