Posted inLocal News

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 […]

Posted inLocal News

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 […]

Posted inLocal News

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 […]

Posted inLocal News

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 […]