Firefighters responded to 320 Crestwood Court in Algonquin at 3 a.m. after dispatch was notified by the homeowner who discovered smoke and flames coming from the deck attached to the rear of the home, according to a Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District press release.
First arriving crews were on the scene at 3:01 a.m., and found a single story home with smoke and flames showing from the rear deck.
Fire crews extinguished the fire from the outside of the
structure. The fire was declared out at 3:11 a.m. and crews stayed on the scene
until 4:30 a.m. investigating, according to the news release.
The house was occupied at the time of the incident and there were no civilian or fire personnel injuries.
The fire is still under investigation at this time. Assistance with the investigation was provided by the Illinois State Fire Marshal, according to the news release.