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posted: 1/23/2013 4:14 PM

Garage fire damages home near Wauconda

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  • Firefighters battled a house fire Wednesday on the 26700 block of North Main Street in Wauconda. No one was injured in the fire that started in the garage and required assistance from 15 fire departments from Lake, Cook and McHenry counties.

       Firefighters battled a house fire Wednesday on the 26700 block of North Main Street in Wauconda. No one was injured in the fire that started in the garage and required assistance from 15 fire departments from Lake, Cook and McHenry counties.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Firefighters inspect the fire damage in a garage attached to a home on the 26000 block of North Main Street in Wauconda early Wednesday afternoon.

       Firefighters inspect the fire damage in a garage attached to a home on the 26000 block of North Main Street in Wauconda early Wednesday afternoon.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

 
 

Firefighters from a few suburban departments battled a garage fire in an unincorporated area near Wauconda on Wednesday.

The fire was reported shortly before 1 p.m. on the 26000 block of North Main Street. It started in the garage and seemed to have spread to the house, authorities said.

No one was hurt in the fire.

Crews from the Wauconda, Round Lake and Lake Zurich fire departments worked to get the fire under control. Main Street was blocked off for a time.

Firefighters remained on the scene as of 3:30 p.m.

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