Officials are investigating the cause of an early-morning Algonquin fire that caused less than $10,000 damage to an east side house. No injuries were reported.
At 1:29 a.m. a resident on the 600 block of South Hubbard Street called about smoke showing in the wall of his home, according to the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District.
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Officials said firefighters found the single-story ranch house with smoke showing from the roof, near the chimney and the peak.
Fire crews found and extinguished a blaze burning inside the wall and attic of the home, officials said. Once extinguished, the crews were forced to cut a hole in the roof of the house to vent smoke from the attic.
Crews remained on the scene until after 3 a.m. to secure the house and investigate the fire. Firefighters from Carpentersville, West Dundee and Fox River Grove assisted.
Fire personnel were not available Monday morning to elaborate on how many people lived in the house, and were expected to release more information later.