Man Rescued from Second Floor in House Fire on Creek View Lane, Lake in the Hills

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.


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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