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Structure Fire - 600 Block Sussex Lane

Post Date:10/30/2018

Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department


(Structure Fire – 600 Block Sussex Ln) 

On October 29, 2018 at 4:04 PM, the Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department responded to a report of a structure fire. Crystal Lake Park District Police advised that fire inside and outside of the structure. Crystal Lake Police also reported a possible victim in the home. The first arriving units noted smoke and police removing a victim from the front door. Fire crews started an aggressive attack on the fire while an ambulance crew started treatment. The patient was transported to Northwestern Medicine Huntley Hospital where the patient was succumbed to his injuries.

The fire was quickly extinguished with extensive damage noted. The cause of the fire is in under investigation by Crystal Lake Fire Rescue, Crystal Lake Police, and Office of the State Fire Marshal. There were no injuries to any of the firefighters. The estimated damage is approximately $80,000.

Additional units from Algonquin/Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District, Cary Fire Protection District, and McHenry Township Fire Protection District.

Issued by: Jerry Larsen


Battalion Chief

Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department     

Date: October 29, 2018

Time: 7:00PM


Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department - 100 W. Woodstock St.  - Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014

(815) 356-3640       (815) 477-2568 - Fax



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