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Fire chief says $1 million in damage caused to Lake Villa auto body shop that was left a ‘total loss’ in 5-alarm fire

Around 100,000 gallons of water was used to extinguish an auto body shop fire that left one person injured and caused approximately $1 million in damage early Wednesday morning in Lake Villa, fire officials say. The Antioch Fire Department and Lake Villa Police Department responded around 3:11 a.m. Wednesday to Mr. J’s Motors, 1671 North […]

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Residents uninjured, two pets die after massive fire engulfs house in Kildeer

Two pets died but residents escaped without injury after a large fire engulfed a Kildeer house Wednesday evening, prompting the response of over a dozen fire departments. The Lake Zurich Fire Department responded around 5:10 p.m. Wednesday to the 21400 block of North Meadowlark Drive in Kildeer for multiple reports of a structure fire. Lake […]

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Extra-alarm chemical fire at industrial building in Round Lake takes firefighters 2 hours to extinguish

A second-alarm fire early Tuesday morning at an industrial building in Round Lake took firefighters about two hours to extinguish and caused over $150,000 in damage. The Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District responded at 12:29 a.m. Tuesday to Northern Insulation, Inc., 702 Magna Drive in Round Lake, for an automatic fire alarm activation. Greater […]