Local fire departments responded to a fire at the Community Thrift Store at the corner of Routes 25 and 72 in East Dundee Thursday afternoon.
Several area fire departments responded to a blaze at the Community Thrift Store at 900 E. Main St. in East Dundee. The store is located at the corner of Route 25 and Route 72. Expect minor traffic delays at the intersection. No other information is immediately available. Check back to Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Patch for more updates.
The department plans to add three new stations to improve response times in the area.
Construction is underway for a $3 million fire station designed to improve response times for an area that has more than doubled its population over the last decade. The station, which is being built at West Algonquin and Square Barn roads, will be the fourth station for the Huntley Fire Protection District. The district covers Huntley, portions of Algonquin, Hampshire, Lake in the Hills, a section of Interstate 90 and unincorporated areas of Kane and McHenry counties. Station No. 4 is one of three stations the district plans to add in the next 10 years. The fire department plans to open Station No. 4, which will feature a piece of steel from the World Trade Center on display in the lobby, next spring. The Williams Architects design will …