Buffalo Grove (IL) firefighters were dispatched after 2PM Tuesday afternoon (2/21/17) for smoke coming from the house at 504 Crown Point Drive. Police officers arrived first and reported smoke from the eaves and the alarm was upgraded to a Code 4 for the working fire.
The house was thought to have no occupants and companies made entry and encountered heavy smoke conditions. The fire was contained to the kitchen though firefighters recovered a dog that perished.
Mutual aid companies included Long Grove, Arlington Heights, Palatine, Lincolnshire-Riverwoods, and Mundelein. Other units were assigned to cover the Buffalo Grove stations.
A dog was reportedly killed in a house fire Wednesday afternoon (2/25/15) in Howards Grove, located in northern Sheboygan County, Wisconsin.
The fire was reported just after 2:30 PM on South Washington Drive in the Village of Howards Grove after the homeowner returned to find heavy smoke from the back of the house. Firefighters reported flames coming from the kitchen window and a deceased dog was recovered. The cause of the fire is not yet known.
Fire departments from Howards Grove, Ada, Franklin, Haven, Elkhart Lake and the Town of Sheboygan responded to the house fire.