House Fire on Tall Oaks Drive Just North of Route 22, Long Grove


VIDEO: Long Grove house fire on Tall Oaks Drive near Route 22 in Long Grove on Friday, July 4, 2014 (VIDEO CREDIT: Larry Shapiro).

Lake County Sheriff and Long Grove firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:15 PM Friday to a house fire, 5421 Tall Oaks Drive Long Grove, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a bedroom was on fire, and that the homeowner was trying to fight the fire from the rear with a garden hose.

First Long Grove firefighters on the scene reported a single family home with heavy fire through the roof.

Long Grove’s battalion chief upgraded the fire to a working fire response at about 9:23 p.m.

Firefighters had a good knock down from the outside by about 9:30 p.m. and were working on an interior attack.

Searches were clear by about 9:42 PM. The fire was reported under control by about 10:09 PM. At 10:09 PM firefighters reported no visible hot spots and were beginning overhaul.

Firefighter/paramedics from Arlington Heights, Barrington-Countryside, Buffalo Grove, Countryside, Fox Lake, Lake Forest, Lake Zurich, Libertyville, Long Grove, Palatine and Round Lake.

LIVE TRAFFIC MAP of neighborhood of house fire on Tall Oaks Drive just north of Route 22 …

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