Firefighter Injured During Detached Garage Fire Work on Grand Blvd, Wauconda

Wauconda police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:58 p.m. Sunday July 2, 2017 to a report of a garage fire.

Squad 341’s crew on arrival reported smoke showing from a detached garage. The fire was extinguished in less than 30 minutes, but a firefighter suffered an unspecified injury at the scene. The fire was declared under control with overhaul beginning by 12:14 a.m.

Officials said the fire was caused by discarded fireworks. Investigators determined the cause of the fire was discarded fireworks located in a garbage can in the garage. The estimated property loss from the fire was $20,000.

Firefighter/paramedics from Countryside, Round Lake, Mundelein, Nunda and Lake Zurich fire departments assisted Wauconda firefighter/paramedics.

FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …

ENGINE(S): E341 E342 E343 Lake Zurich E323 Round Lake Engine

TRUCK(S): TL341 Mundelein Quint431

SQUAD(S): SQD341 Round Lake Squad

RIT: BC ?? T ??

CHIEF(S): BC34 3401 3402 Lake Zurich Chief

EMS: Countryside A411 Nunda Ambulance




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