Lakemoor fire that gutted townhome may have started in garage; cause still under investigation

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo
Wednesday, August 24, 2022
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A fire broke out Tuesday afternoon at a townhome in Lakemoor in the far northwest suburbs.

LAKEMOOR, Ill. (WLS) -- A fire broke out Tuesday afternoon at a townhome in Lakemoor in the far northwest suburbs.

Fox Lake fire officials said the fire appeared to have started in the garage of a multi-family home in the 32000-block of N. Rushmore Ave., but the cause is still under investigation.

Fire officials said no one was injured in the fire, and one animal was rescued. Nine different departments responded to the scene.

An investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing.