House Fire on Holly Lynn Drive Just North of Three Oaks Road in Cary — Extra Alarm Fire

Spotting directions for hand line stream at house fire on Holly Lynn Drive in Cary
Spotting directions for hand line stream at house fire on Holly Lynn Drive in Cary (PHOTO CREDIT: Jimmy Bolf).

Police, firefighters, and paramedics from Cary responded about 6:40 a.m. Monday, April 5, 2021 to a report of a house fire in the block of 500 Holly Lynn Drive in Cary. Firefighters on arrival reported fire showing.

Flames were showing through the roof, and firefighters used an aerial tower stream and tanker (tender) operations to fight the fire.




A MABAS Division 5 Box Alarm #5-270 was activated at 6:58 a.m.

The fire was upgraded to a Second Level Box Alarm by 7:12 a.m.

Firefighters, paramedics and command officers from Algonquin, Crystal Lake, East Dundee, Lake Zurich, Long Grove, Marengo, McHenry, Mundelein, Palatine Rural, Richmond (unavailable), Wonder Lake (unavailable), and Woodstock responded to the scene assignments for mutual aid.




Firefighters, paramedics and command officers from Carpentersville, Huntley were assigned to stand by at Cary fire stations.

With the fire under control, some mutual aid firefighters were released from the scene beginning about 8:00 p.m. Some mutual aid firefighters were released as late as 10:30 a.m.

Unfortunately, extensive damage occurred to the home with much of the roof burned through. Firefighters saved content in the garage by pulling items out of the garage during the fire.




The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.

DEVELOPING IF CONTENT IS AVAILABLE …

Cary tower ladder operations at house fire on Holly Lynn Drive.
Hand line stream at house fire on Holly Lynn Drive in Cary (PHOTO CREDIT: Jimmy Bolf).
Cary tower ladder operations at house fire on Holly Lynn Drive
Cary tower ladder operations at house fire on Holly Lynn Drive (PHOTO CREDIT: Jimmy Bolf).
Spotting directions for hand line stream at house fire on Holly Lynn Drive in Cary
Spotting directions for hand line stream at house fire on Holly Lynn Drive in Cary (PHOTO CREDIT: Jimmy Bolf).




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Hand line stream at house fire on Holly Lynn Drive in Cary
Hand line stream at house fire on Holly Lynn Drive in Cary (PHOTO CREDIT: Jimmy Bolf).
Tender (tanker) operations  at house fire on Holly Lynn Drive in Cary
Tender (tanker) operations at house fire on Holly Lynn Drive in Cary (PHOTO CREDIT: Jimmy Bolf).




Aerial stream at house fire on Holly Lynn Drive in Cary.
Aerial stream at house fire on Holly Lynn Drive in Cary (PHOTO CREDIT: Jimmy Bolf).
Firefighters awaiting assignments at house fire on Holly Lynn Drive in Cary
Firefighters awaiting assignments at house fire on Holly Lynn Drive in Cary (PHOTO CREDIT: Jimmy Bolf).




Tender (tanker) at house fire on Holly Lynn Drive in Cary
Tender (tanker) at house fire on Holly Lynn Drive in Cary (PHOTO CREDIT: Jimmy Bolf).
Firefighters awaiting assignments at house fire on Holly Lynn Drive in Cary
Firefighters awaiting assignments at house fire on Holly Lynn Drive in Cary (PHOTO CREDIT: Jimmy Bolf).




Firefighters awaiting assignments at house fire on Holly Lynn Drive in Cary
Firefighters awaiting assignments at house fire on Holly Lynn Drive in Cary (PHOTO CREDIT: Jimmy Bolf).