Firefighters in Lake Zurich, IL encountered fire at a local Burger King restaurant at 642 S. Rand Road late Tuesday night, 3/30/21. Fire which began on the outside of the building communicated to the roof behind a tall parapet wall. Two master streams and hand lines operated at the fire.
Lake Zurich (IL) firefighters were called to 3160 Louise Court in Hawthorn Woods Wednesday night (5/25/16) for a house fire. A series of heavy thunderstorms were moving through the area at the time. First arriving units reported smoke showing and pushing out from the eaves in front. Fire soon vented through the roof and interior companies made an aggressive attack knocking down the majority of the fire quickly. The alarm was upgraded to a Box Alarm bringing mutual aid from close to a dozen neighboring departments.
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The Lake Zurich Fire Department (IL) received a call just after 5PM on Monday about a fire at Midwest Motors at 540 Cortland Drive. The first engine reported light smoke coming from the eaves. As the smoke grew in intensity, the alarm was quickly upgraded to a Box Alarm. The strip center building was home to a large indoor showroom of high end and exotic used cars.
The fire was on the second floor and in the attic at the southern end of the sprinklered building. Companies held the fire to that portion of the building although there was extensive water damage throughout. Although some cars were damaged, the majority were removed from the building.
Companies at the scene with engines were Lake Zurich (4), Palatine, Buffalo Grove, Fox River Grove, and Barrington Countryside. Trucks were from Wauconda and Arlington Heights , squads from Long Grove and Deerfield, ambulances from Barrington, Lincolnshire-Riverwoods, and Libertyville, and chief officers from Lake Zurich, Wauconda, Fox River Grove, Long Grove, and Buffalo Grove.
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