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updated: 11/1/2010 4:37 PM

Grayslake fire under investigation

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  • A firefighter inspects the damage to the garage of a home in the 300 block of Banbury Lane in Grayslake that was destroyed by a fire Monday.

       A firefighter inspects the damage to the garage of a home in the 300 block of Banbury Lane in Grayslake that was destroyed by a fire Monday.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • A home was destroyed by a fire Monday in the 300 block of Banbury Lane in Grayslake. Fire departments from as far away as Waukegan and Fox Lake were called to the scene.

       A home was destroyed by a fire Monday in the 300 block of Banbury Lane in Grayslake. Fire departments from as far away as Waukegan and Fox Lake were called to the scene.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

 
 

Grayslake Fire Department investigators are probing the cause of a blaze at a house in the 300 block of Banbury Lane, officials said Monday.

No injuries resulted from the fire, Batallion Chief Jim Weidman said. Damage estimates were $250,000 for the house and $70,000 to the contents inside, he added.

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Smoke from the inferno could be seen about 10:30 a.m. by firefighters near the intersection of Center Street and Atkinson Road. Heavy fire was reported by the first unit on the scene.

Fire damaged the garage and a majority of the second floor of the two-story home.

Weidman said fire officials did not have a cause of the blaze and were still investigating.

Fire departments from Grayslake, Waukegan, Fox Lake, Round Lake, Wauconda and Libertyville were called to the scene. The box alarm was struck around 11:30 a.m.

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