Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District firefighters responded at 9:10 p.m. Sunday February 12, 2017 to a report of a house fire with a person trapped at 951 Creek View Lane.
Firefighters received a report that a person was trapped on the second floor of the house. Firefighters on the scene discovered heavy smoke and fire coming from the master bedroom, and found a 61-year-old man at 9:21 p.m.
The victim was transported to Centegra Huntley Hospital with life threatening injuries. The house fire was declared extinguished at 9:40 p.m.
No firefighters were injured, and no other residents were reported injured.
Lake in the Hills Police, Huntley Fire Protection District, Crystal Lake Fire Department, Barrington-Countryside Fire Department and Fox River Grove Fire Protection District responded for mutual aid for Algonquin-Lake in the Hills FPD firefighters.
The cause of the fire is under investigation. A damage estimate was not initially reported.
FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …
ENGINE(S): E141 E142 Huntley
RIT: Crystal Lake RIT
CHIEF(S): BC130 103 109 150 Huntley, Crystal Lake
EMS: A152 A153
CHANGE OF QUARTER: Cary Engine, Fox River Grove, Algonquin Chief
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