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Firefighters extinguish fully engulfed structure on abandoned property near Wauconda

Fire officials are investigating after an outbuilding was found fully engulfed in flames on a property near Wauconda that has been vacant for years. The Wauconda Fire District and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 9 p.m. Friday to the 27500 block of West Bonner Road in unincorporated Wauconda for a structure fire. A person […]

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2 injured after fire engulfs home, leaving it uninhabitable near Round Lake

Two people were injured, including one that had to be transported to the hospital, after heavy flames engulfed a house near Round Lake Wednesday morning. The Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District responded around 6:32 a.m. Wednesday to the 35000 block of North Wabash Avenue in unincorporated Round Lake. Firefighters arrived on the scene to […]

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Firefighters quickly stop fire from spreading after heavy flames damage townhome in Gurnee

Heavy flames damaged a townhouse in Gurnee Saturday but firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the blaze before it spread to adjoining units, fire officials said. The Gurnee Fire Department and Gurnee Police Department responded around 1:27 a.m. Saturday to the 900 block of Taylor Drive in Gurnee. Dispatchers received a call for a report […]