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Firefighters rescue cats from house after garage catches fire in Libertyville

Firefighters rescued two cats from a house after a nearby detached garage caught on fire in unincorporated Libertyville Friday morning. The Libertyville Fire Department responded around 10:46 a.m. Friday to the 16000 block of West Des Plaines Drive in unincorporated Libertyville for a report of a structure fire. Firefighters arrived and found a detached garage […]

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Lawnmower believed to have started fire that prompted response of dozens of fire departments in Lakemoor

An extra-alarm fire at a 10,000-square-foot home in Lakemoor on Friday¬†is believed to have been started by a lawnmower, police said. The McHenry Township Fire Protection District responded around 1:25 p.m. Friday to the 2200 block of Cuhlman Road in Lakemoor for a report of a structure fire. McHenry Township Fire Protection District David Harwood […]

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Dozens of fire departments respond to extra-alarm fire at large home in Lakemoor

One firefighter was treated during an extra-alarm fire that engulfed part of a large 10,000-square-foot home in Lakemoor, prompting the response of dozens of fire departments. The McHenry Township Fire Protection District responded around 1:25 p.m. Friday to the 2200 block of Cuhlman Road in Lakemoor for a report of a structure fire. McHenry Township […]

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2 injured, including 1 critically, after house fire near Antioch, fire officials say

A woman is in critical condition after being rescued from a house fire near Antioch Monday morning that also left a juvenile hospitalized, fire officials said. The Antioch Fire Department and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 9:07 a.m. Monday to the 26300 block of West Forest Court in unincorporated Antioch for a report of […]