Mobile Home Fire Kill 5 Pets, Displaces 3 People at Heider’s Berry Farm on Queen Anne Rd, Woodstock


Woodstock firefighter/paramedics and McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputies responded about 11:37 a.m. Tuesday December 26, 2017 to a mobile home fire at 1106 North Queen Anne Road at Heider’s Berry Farm in Woodstock.

According to Capt. Brendan Parker of the Woodstock Fire Department, about 50 percent of the mobile home was on fire when firefighters arrived.

The mobile home’s three occupants and two dogs were rescued without injury. Five pets — three cats, an iguana and a gecko — were killed in the fire. The American Red Cross was requested for the three occupants that were displaced by the mobile home fire.

Fire investigators were called to the scene by about 12:07 p.m. Investigators believe the fire is an accidental fire.

McHenry County Sheriff blocked Queen Anne Road during the firefighting operations.

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