Crystal Lake police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:50 PM Monday March 18, 2019 to a report of an explosion and fire at Diesel Redemption, 6207 Commercial Rd Crystal Lake, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a worker was using a torch during vehicle repair when a spark caused a fire and explosion.
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The first crew on arrival by 3:0o pm reported heavy black smoke and immediately activates MABAS Box Alarm and then a Second Alarm. There is heavy fire and black smoke from a 200×100 sq ft commercial building with a parking lot with multiple vehicles parked outside to the east and to the south.
Wind was from the West 12-13 MPH at 2:52 PM.
According to the company website for Diesel Redemption, the company restores diesel engines.
Virginia Road is closed between Teckler and Berkshire.
The Box Alarm was struck out at 4:27 p.m.
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