LAKEMOOR – A Lakemoor home was destroyed in a fire Friday morning.
Lakemoor Police Chief David Godlewski said crews were called out at about 10:25 a.m. to the report of a structure fire at the 300 block of Rosedale Drive, Lakemoor.
The home at 336 N. Rosedale Drive was fully engulfed in flames when crews arrived, Godlewski said. Firefighters were still putting out some of the flames an hour after arriving to the scene.
No one was injured, but two pet birds have not been found since the fire started.
Homeowner Thomas Damiano said he believes the fire may have started in the laundry room.
“I woke up from the fire alarms going off, helped tell my family to immediately get out and had to jump off of our balcony to escape,” Damiano said.
Red Cross was on their way to the scene to assist the family who lost their home.
Firefighters from several departments were called to the scene to assist, including McHenry Township, Fox Lake, Antioch and Crystal Lake.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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