Elderly Couple Rescued from Fire at Lake Forest House

by Tina Johansson

Two elderly people were rescued from a basement fire Thursday morning, Feb. 23, in the 100 block of West North Avenue in Lake Forest by Lake Forest Police. No one was injured.

Damages to the home are estimated at $150,000. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

When fire fighters from Lake Forest Fire Department arrived, they found smoke coming out of the first and second floors of the single-family home. The fire was put out within 30 minutes. Damages are estimated at $150,000. The cause  of the fire is under investigation.

Fire departments from Lake Bluff, Knollwood, Libertyville, North Chicago, Countryside, Lincolnshire, Deerfield and Long Grove assisted.

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