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Mundelein home uninhabitable after extra-alarm fire leaves 2 firefighters injured

Two firefighters were injured while battling a second-alarm fire that caused a Mundelein home to be uninhabitable Saturday morning. The Countryside Fire Protection District and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 9:20 a.m. Saturday to a report of a structure fire in the 26200 block of Maple Avenue in unincorporated Mundelein. A downed power line […]

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Dog found dead following house fire that caused $400,000 in damage in Wauconda

Firefighters found a family dog dead inside a home in Wauconda after extinguishing a fire that caused $400,000 in damage Tuesday afternoon, fire officials said. The Wauconda Fire District responded around 2:48 p.m. Tuesday to the 2800 block of Liberty Lakes Boulevard in Wauconda for a report of a structure fire. Wauconda Deputy Fire Marshal […]

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Fire destroys large house in Barrington Hills

Dozens of fire departments responded after a large home in Barrington Hills was heavily damaged during an extra-alarm fire early Sunday morning. The Barrington-Countryside Fire Protection District responded around 4 a.m. Sunday to the 1-100 block of Steeplechase Road in Barrington Hills for a report of a structure fire. Firefighters arrived to find a one-story […]

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Extra-alarm fire damages unincorporated Round Lake home

Over a dozen fire departments responded to a house fire in unincorporated Round Lake that caused flames to billow out from the structure Monday evening. The Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District responded around 6:38 p.m. Monday to the 35400 block of North Fairfield Road in unincorporated Round Lake for a smoke investigation call. Greater […]

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2 firefighters suffer exhaustion while battling fire that caused ‘significant’ damage to Zion home

A fire caused significant damage to a Zion home early Saturday morning and left two firefighters with exhaustion related conditions, according to fire officials. The Zion Fire and Rescue Department and Zion Police Department responded around 12:35 a.m. Saturday to the 3000 block of Elim Avenue for a report of a structure fire. Police officers […]