A police officer works to extinguish a vehicle fire that damaged an attached garage to a residence in the 6200 block of Brighton Lane in Lakewood Saturday evening. | Photo: Alex Vucha / Lake and McHenry County Scanner

Quick-responding police officers were able to contain a vehicle fire that spread to an attached garage and left a resident injured in Lakewood Saturday evening, fire officials said.

The Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department and Lakewood Police Department responded around 8:34 p.m. Saturday to the 6200 block of Brighton Lane in Lakewood for a report of a structure fire.

The home was occupied at the time the fire started and all occupants escaped prior to the fire department’s arrival, according to Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Rick Kaiser.

Police officers arrived on the scene first and found a large two-story single-family residence with a vehicle fire in the driveway next to the garage.

The homeowner was attempting to extinguish the fire with a garden hose, Kaiser said.

Police officers used a fire extinguisher to extinguish the main bulk of the fire and then used the garden hose to continue extinguishing it.

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Crystal Lake firefighters respond to a vehicle fire that damaged an attached garage to a residence in the 6200 block of Brighton Lane in Lakewood Saturday evening. | Photo: Alex Vucha / Lake and McHenry County Scanner

Firefighters arrived in eight minutes and completed extinguishing the fire using one fire hose line.

The fire, which extended to the garage, was contained to an exterior garage wall. The fire did not extend to the interior of the residence, Kaiser said.

The residence is in an area with fire hydrants and there were no water supply issues.

Kaiser said the vehicle parked in the driveway sustained fire and smoke damage.

The attached garage sustained heat, smoke and water damage. Damage to the vehicle and structure is estimated at $30,000.

One occupant was treated and did not require transport to the hospital, Kaiser said. No firefighters were injured.

The Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department was assisted by several area fire departments during the incident.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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