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Occupants Of 24-Unit Condo Building Displaced After Crystal Lake Fire

July 17, 2019 - 7:18 am

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- An attic fire Tuesday has displaced all the residents of an condo building in northwest suburban Crystal Lake.

Emergency crews responded to the blaze about 3 a.m. in the 500 block of Devonshire Lane, where they found the attic of a two-story condo building in flames, Crystal Lake fire officials said.

The fire was contained to the attic, but water damage throughout the building has displaced the residents of all 24 units, fire officials said. The exact number of occupants in the building was unknown.

The fire was struck out at 5:20 a.m., fire officials said. No one was injured in the blaze and the Red Cross has been called to the scene to assist with the displacements.

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