Heavy Fire in Attached Garage: House Fire on Victorian Ln Near Old Hicks Rd/IL 53, Long Grove

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VIDEO: House fire near end of extinguishment of hot spots and beginning of overhaul at house fire on Victorian Lane in Long Grove.

Long Grove firefighter/paramedics and Lake County Sheriff’s deputies responded about 6:29 AM Monday to a report of a house fire in the block of 3200 Victorian Lane Long Grove, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of a house fire with possible explosions in the garage. The first firefighters on the scene reported heavy fire showing from the attached garage at the south side of a large luxury home.

Firefighters initially attacked the fire from the outside and switched to an interior attack within about 10 minutes after arriving on the scene.

Firefighters extinguished the fire quickly and held the fire to the second floor and attic above the garage. At least two vehicles were destroyed in the garage.

Unknown on injuries at this time. A Libertyville ambulance was moved up to the scene in addition to a Long Grove ambulance that was already on the scene for firefighter on-scene rehab.

Firefighters from Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Deerfield-Bannockburn, Lake Zurich, Lincolnshire Riverwoods, Mundelein, Palatine, Palatine Rural, Prospect Heights Tanker, Wauconda Tender, Countryside Tanker, Wheeling and others assisted Long Grove firefighters, mutual aid.

Emergency activities on Route 53/Old Hicks Road caused a severe back up in both directions, especially eastbound.

Map of area of house fire in Long Grove

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