Some great images again from John Tulipano. Â This time he brings us to St. Charles, IL where companies battled a large fire in the attached garage. Â Here is more on the fire and thanks again John. Â Great work!
“At 11:36 p.m. April 15, the St. Charles Fire Department responded to a reported house fire at 2901 Royal Fox Drive.Â
While in route, firefighters were advised that a Police unit had arrived on the scene and reported a fully involved attached garage fire. Firefighters were on the scene by 11:39 and found a heavy fire condition in the garage with the fire moving into the house. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire in approximately 90 minutes and there were no injuries to the occupants or to firefighters. Fire investigators remain on the scene as of the writing of this release. The fire was discovered when one of the occupants had entered the garage to do some work. He alerted his brother who called 911 and advised the other occupants of the home. All were able to self-evacuate without incident. The cause of the fire is under investigation at this time however, is not considered suspicious. The loss is estimated at $175,000 to the structure and contents. The home is not habitable and the occupants have made their own temporary housing arrangements. The St. Charles Fire Department was assisted by the Geneva, Batavia, West Chicago, Elburn and Fermi Lab Fire Departments. The North Aurora and South Elgin Fire Departments provided coverage while St. Charles units were committed to the fire.Â End.”