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posted: 3/20/2013 12:01 AM

Vacant house a total loss after fire in Gurnee

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Daily Herald report

A vacant single-family house in the 2007 of Belle Plaine Avenue in Gurnee caught fire at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and was almost destroyed.

Fire was shooting through the roof when the Gurnee Fire Department responded. Firefighters were able to save the garage and a small part of the single-story house, but it was considered a total loss, said Gurnee Battalion Chief Bob Heraver.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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