Large House Fire in South Barrington

Barrington Fire Department called for an extra alarm fire at 10 South
Heath Way in South Barrington just after noon on Sunday. On arrival
firefighters reported heavy smoke coming from the attached garage of the
house.

One firefighter suffered minor injuries.

Palatine Rural Fire Department set up one of two portable tanks that
were used to relay water to fire engines. Tenders or tankers responded
from Cary, Fox River Grove and Algonquin fire departments.. Schaumburg
Fire Department had a squad on the scene.

Fire departments from Carpentersville, Hoffman Estates, Lake Zurich,
Mundelein, Rolling Meadows and Wauconda also assisted Barrington Fire
Department. The fire was declared under control within 45 minutes and
firefighters were ventilating the home at about 1:15 p.m

South Barrington Police Department set up a road block on Penny Road from
Algonquin road to Witt Road.

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