Fire Rescue Department responds to Structure Fire at 421 Nash Road
House deemed uninhabitable until repairs are made
On December 5, 2017 at 10:40 PM, the Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department responded to the report of a residential structure on fire at 421 Nash Rd. called in by occupant of the residence. The first units to arrive on the scene at 10:45 found flames coming from the front of the single-story structure. The fire was quickly extinguished. There were no civilian or firefighter injuries at the scene. Fire damage was contained to the area of the structure with smoke damage throughout the rest of the residence. Total amount of damage is estimated to be in excess of $25,000. The Crystal Lake Building Department responded to the scene and deemed the structure uninhabitable until repairs are made. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
NICOR and Com-Ed also responded to the scene to secure the utilities to the structure. The Red Cross responded to assist the residents with temporary accommodations.
Additional units from Algonquin/Lake in the Hills, McHenry Township Fire Protection District, Barrington-Countryside, West Dundee, Carpentersville, Marengo Fire Protection District, Huntley Fire Protection District, Cary Fire Protection District, Wauconda Fire Department, and Nunda Rural Fire Protection District also assisted.
Issued by: Christopher Olsen, Deputy Chief
Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department
Date: December 6, 2017
Time: 12:15 AM