New Lenox Fire Protection District
New Lenox Fire Protection District Responds to Residential Structure Fire
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By New Lenox Fire Protection District
February 22, 2021

This morning at 10:25 a.m., the New Lenox Fire Protection District received a call for a structure fire on the 1000 block of Southgate Road.

Upon arrival, there was heavy smoke coming from the townhomes’ detached garages. The fire was immediately upgraded to a full still response.

The first and second engines on the scene stretched hose line for extinguishment while the third engine worked on protecting exposure to other structures. The crews had the fire under control within 30 minutes. The building is a total loss.

There were no injuries to civilians or firefighters.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

Multiple agencies were on the scene and at the New Lenox Fire Stations to cover any additional calls for service during that time. These include Frankfort Fire Protection District, Mokena Fire Protection District, Manhattan Fire Protection District, East Joliet Fire Protection District, Homer Fire Protection District, Northwest Homer Fire Protection District, Orland Fire Protection District, Peotone Fire Protection District, Elwood Fire Protection District, and Minooka Fire Protection District.

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