Structure Fire - 1394 Gardina Vista St.
Crystal Lake, IL - the Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department responded to the report of a structure fire called in by the resident. Upon arrival, the garage was noted to be fully engulfed in flames with all occupants out of the residence. The alarm was upgraded through the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (MABAS) for additional units from neighboring communities to assist.
The fire was quickly extinguished with extensive damage to the structure. The cause of the fire is in under investigation by Crystal Lake Fire Rescue, Algonquin, and Nunda Rural fire investigators. One firefighter and one resident sustained minor injuries from the incident and were transported for medical evaluation. The estimated damage is approximately $50,000.
Additional units from Algonquin/Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District, Barrington-Countryside, Carpentersville, Cary Fire Protection District, Crystal Lake Police, East Dundee, Huntley, Marengo, McHenry County EMA, McHenry Township, Richmond, Union, Wauconda, and Wonder Lake Fire Protection Districts.
Date: July 15, 2019
Time: 11:15 PM
Contact: DC Chris Olsen
Phone: (815) 356-3640
Department: Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department