Two People Rescued in House Fire on Route 60 West of Saunders Rd Mundelein

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Police from Mundelein, firefighters and paramedics from Countryside Fire Protection District responded about 3:25 a.m. Sunday, August 7, 2022 to a report that two people were trapped on the second floor in a house fire in the block of 21800 West Route 60 Mundelein. Engine 431’s crew on arrival reported smoke showing from the front of a 2-story home with two people “hanging out” a front second-story window. Both people were immediately rescued. They were treated by paramedics and transported to a local hospital. Firefighters transitioned from rescue to fire attack and found a fire in the basement.

A second fire engine crew set up draft operations, and firefighters soon had water on the fire.

A MABAS Division 4 Box Alarm #41-10 was activated by 3:52 a.m.

Firefighters, paramedics, investigators and/or command officers from Grayslake, Gurnee, Highland Park, Lake Zurich, Libertyville, North Chicago, and Round Lake were assigned to the fire scene.

Firefighters, paramedics and/or command officers from Barrington, Buffalo Grove, Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, and Palatine were assigned to stand by in Mundelein fire stations.

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

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