No one was injured after a fire at a pole barn in Wonder Lake Tuesday morning caused around $125,000 in damages, fire officials said.
The Wonder Lake Fire Protection District responded around 11:56 a.m. Tuesday to the 5400 block of East Wonder Lake Road in Wonder Lake for a report of a structure fire.
Firefighters arrived and found smoke and flames coming from the roof of a pole barn, Wonder Lake Deputy Fire Chief Chris Weber said.
Two people were able to evacuate the building.
The Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (MABAS) was activated, which brought fire apparatus from nearby departments.
Crews conducted an interior fire attack and encountered heavy equipment and vehicles inside, Weber said.
A total of two hose lines were deployed.
The fire was brought under control in around 25 minutes, Weber said.
No one was injured and damage to the structure and contents is estimated at $125,000.
The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is assisting in the investigation and a cause of the fire has not yet been determined, Weber added.
The Wonder Lake Fire Protection District was assisted at the scene by the Woodstock, McHenry Township, Hebron-Alden-Greenwood, Richmond Township, Spring Grove, Fox Lake, Huntley, Nunda Rural, Crystal Lake, Algonquin-Lake in the Hills and Fox River Grove fire departments.
The Marengo, Cary and Antioch fire departments provided coverage for Wonder Lake during the incident.