No one hurt in fire at W.W. Grainger

  • A fire has been reported at the W.W. Grainger headquarters near Lake Forest.

    A fire has been reported at the W.W. Grainger headquarters near Lake Forest. Courtesy of Jason Hutchinson

  • Employees photograph a fire at the W.W. Grainger headquarters near Lake Forest.

    Employees photograph a fire at the W.W. Grainger headquarters near Lake Forest. Courtesy of Jason Hutchinson

  • Fire departments responded to a Wednesday afternoon call at W.W. Grainger in Mettawa.

      Fire departments responded to a Wednesday afternoon call at W.W. Grainger in Mettawa. Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

 
 
Updated 12/1/2016 8:40 AM

No one was injured in a fire at the W.W. Grainger headquarters near Lake Forest on Wednesday.

The blaze was reported about 1 p.m. at the Grainger compound, 100 Grainger Parkway. It started in an air-handling machine in a mechanical room, a company spokesman said.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Crews from the Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire Protection District and other fire departments have responded to the blaze, as did area police.

Once the fire was extinguished, employees were allowed back to work.

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