Morning fire damages Johnsburg home
JOHNSBURG – A Johnsburg home was damaged during a fire on Friday morning, according to the McHenry Township Fire Protection District.
Crews were called to the 1800 block of West May Avenue for a report of a structure fire at around 6 a.m., according to a news release. Firefighters arrived and found smoke coming from the second floor windows of a two-story home in that area.
A partially extinguished fire was later confined to a second-floor bedroom, the news release states. There was minor smoke damage throughout the second floor.
The damaged was estimated at about $9,000.
Residents at the home were treated and released for smoke inhalation at the scene.
A smoke detector alerted occupants of the fire, authorities said.
The fire is believed to have started accidentally.
The investigation is ongoing.
— Lawerence Synett