Barrington police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 12:20 PM Sunday to a report of a house fire at 218 W Russell St Barrington, Il. A caller reported flames coming from the roof and the back of the house. The house, located on Russell Street between Lill Street and Dundee Avenue was reported to be possibly vacant.
First firefighter crews on arrival reported heavy fire from the front of the house then updated that there was heavy fire from the right side of the house.
The fire apparently originated on the floor, extended to the second floor and attic, and vented through the roof.
The fire was declared under control at 1:50 p.m.
No injuries were reported early regarding this incident.
FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …
ENGINE(S): E361, Palatine Rural E36, Fox River Grove E647, Barrington Countryside E382
SQUAD(S): Cary SQD255 Wauconda SQD341
TENDER(S): TANKER ??
RIT: BC ?? T ??
CHIEF(S): BC36, Long Grove 5500
EMS: A361, Long Grove A55
CHANGE OF QUARTERS: Buffalo Grove Engine, Countryside Ambulance
SPECIAL: MESS Canteen
View westbound on Russell Street east of Lill Street where firefighters were extinguishing a house fire located west of Lill Street and east of Dundee Avenue. Palatine Tower Ladder 85 is in the foreground (PHOTO CREDIT: Patty Johnsen).
NOTE: Numeric addresses may be incorrect (e.g., may show an address that was reporting the incident or may show an estimated address).
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