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Battalion Chief’s Office
Non-Emergency Phone: (815) 385-0075
Release Date: February 2, 2021
Captain Michael Kempster
The McHenry Township Fire Protection District (MTFPD) was dispatched on 02/01/2021 at 6:20 PM for a reported fire in an attached garage at 5301 W. Orchard in McCullom Lake. Crews arrived in approximately five minutes to find the house evacuated. Crews made entry into the house and found a fire in a two car garage. The crews extinguished the fire and the fire was brought under control in approximately 10 minutes.
There were no injuries.
MTFPD was assisted by Fox Lake Fire Protection District, Lake Villa Fire Protection District, Richmond Fire Protection District, Spring Grove Fire Protection District and Wonder Lake Fire Protection District.
A damage estimate is not available at this time.
The fire is being investigated by the McHenry Township Fire Protection District fire investigators.