Lake Villa apartment building left unlivable after fire

  • The patio entry to a third-story unit was boarded up Saturday at an apartment building on the 0-100 block of Cedar Avenue in Lake Villa. A Friday afternoon fire left the 12-unit building unlivable.

      The patio entry to a third-story unit was boarded up Saturday at an apartment building on the 0-100 block of Cedar Avenue in Lake Villa. A Friday afternoon fire left the 12-unit building unlivable. Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Smoke, fire and water damage from a Friday fire has left a Lake Villa apartment building unlivable.

      Smoke, fire and water damage from a Friday fire has left a Lake Villa apartment building unlivable. Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Joe Lewnard/jlewnard@dailyherald.comThe front door is padlocked at a 12-unit apartment building Saturday after a Friday afternoon fire left it unlivable. The three story complex is on the 0-100 block of Cedar Avenue in Lake Villa.

    Joe Lewnard/jlewnard@dailyherald.comThe front door is padlocked at a 12-unit apartment building Saturday after a Friday afternoon fire left it unlivable. The three story complex is on the 0-100 block of Cedar Avenue in Lake Villa.

 
Daily Herald staff report
Updated 12/26/2015 9:45 PM

Residents of a three-story, 12-unit apartment building in Lake Villa that caught fire Friday were not allowed to return home Saturday due to smoke, fire and water damage, officials said.

According to ABC 7, fire started around 3 p.m. in an apartment on the third floor of the building on the 0-100 block of Cedar Avenue in Lake Villa. The fire left the building unlivable.

 

On Saturday, a patio entry on the third floor was boarded up, and there was a padlock on the front door.

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