Extra Alarm Fire Causes Significant Damage to Automotive Business on Park Ave Near 4th St in Libertyville


Police, firefighters and paramedics from Libertyville responded about 5:15 p.m. Saturday, August 19, 2023 to an inside smoke investigation at Top Notch Tire Plus, 530 East Park Avenue in Libertyville.

Upon arrival fire crews found an active fire in an auto repair shop, and upgraded the response to a working fire. Due to the heavy smoke and fire conditions, a MABAS Box alarm #46-11 was activated about 5:25 p.m., requesting mutual aid assistance at the scene, and change of quarter companies for standby at Libertyville fire stations.

Fire crews aggressively performed fire suppression and overhaul, and the fire was declared under control in less than one hour, according to the Libertyville Fire Department. Command reported ‘fire out’ at approximately 6:35 p.m. Heavy fire and smoke damage occurred at to the building, but the fire was contained to the building. A single-family residence is located around 10 feet from the northeast corner of the automotive building was extinguished by Libertyville firefighters. No injuries were reported at this incident, according to Libertyville Fire Department.

The fire is currently under investigation.

A post on Libertyville Fire Department’s facebook page noted that “neighbors appreciate you greatly!”


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