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Numerous animals killed after flames engulf storage building in Wauconda

Firefighters battled a fully engulfed barn fire that left numerous small animals dead early Thursday morning in Wauconda, authorities said. The Wauconda Fire District responded around 12:15 a.m. Thursday to the 27800 block of North Forest Garden Road in unincorporated Wauconda for a call of a structure fire. Firefighters arrived within five minutes and found […]

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Electrical issue believed to have caused fire at barn in unincorporated Woodstock

Firefighters quickly extinguished a fire inside a barn near Woodstock Monday morning, saving the structure and its contents, officials said. The Marengo Fire and Rescue Districts responded around 9:43 a.m. Monday to the 3400 block of Vermont Road in unincorporated Woodstock. Marengo Fire and Rescue Districts Communication Specialist Alex Vucha said crews responded to a […]

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No injuries after barn destroyed in fire that spread from brush burning in Harvard

Firefighters from eight departments responded Wednesday to a fully engulfed barn fire in Harvard that was started after brush burning spread to the structure, officials said. The Harvard Fire Protection District responded around 10:24 a.m. Wednesday to the 19800 block of Route 173 in unincorporated Harvard for a report of a structure fire. Harvard Fire […]