Authorities say a firefighter was injured and multiple fire departments were called to help extinguish a large residential garage engulfed in flames near Lake Zurich Monday morning.
The Lake Zurich Fire Department responded around 2:25 a.m. Monday to the 26200 block of North Fairfield Road in unincorporated Lake Zurich for a structure fire call.
Firefighters arrived to find a three-car garage detached from a residence that was on fire.
The crew deployed hose lines to extinguish the fire, which was quickly brought under control, fire officials said.
The garage and nearby equipment sustained extensive damage. The residence was not damaged.
Fire officials said the loss is estimated to be around $175,000.
A firefighter was injured during the incident but they were not transported to the hospital.
Fairfield Road was closed between Milton Road and Open Parkway while fire operations were performed.
There were no resident injuries reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation.
The Lake Zurich Fire Department was assisted by the Barrington, Barrington-Countryside, Countryside, Mundelein, Lincolnshire-Riverwoods, Long Grove, Deerfield, Wauconda, Crystal Lake, Streamwood, Arlington Heights and Mount Prospect fire departments.
Additional assistance was provided by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Lake County Highway Department.
The Lake Zurich Fire Department said they remind residents to maintain working smoke detectors.