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Unattended candle caused 3-alarm apartment fire in Crystal Lake; $3.5 million in damage reported

Fire officials said that the massive three-alarm fire at a Crystal Lake apartment building early Wednesday morning was caused by an unattended candle and damage is estimated at $3.5 million. The Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department responded at 3:02 a.m. Wednesday to a report of a structure fire in the 500 block of Devonshire Lane. […]

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3-alarm fire rips through Waukegan apartment building; displaces 100 people

(Video by¬†Katherine Matias) A massive 3-alarm fire heavily damaged an 84-unit apartment building in Waukegan Saturday afternoon, leaving over 100 people displaced. Firefighters were called at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday to Buckingham Place Apartments, 3040 West 8th Street in Waukegan, for a report of a structure fire. The Waukegan Fire Department utilized the Mutual Aid […]