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Car fire closes eastbound Rakow Road in Lake in the Hills

Crystal Lake firefighters extinguish a car fire on Rakow Road just west of Poyott Rd. on Monday. East bound traffic was stopped for a time while crews cleared the scene. H. Rick Bamman - hbamman@shawmedia.com
Crystal Lake firefighters extinguish a car fire on Rakow Road just west of Poyott Rd. on Monday. East bound traffic was stopped for a time while crews cleared the scene. H. Rick Bamman - hbamman@shawmedia.com

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Traffic is moving normally after an earlier car fire closed the eastbound lanes of Rakow Road in Lake in the Hills.

Around 10:45 a.m. firefighters responded to a fully-engulfed vehicle on Rakow Road between McHenry Road and Pyott Road. Eastbound traffic was shut down at Pyott Road.

Crystal Lake firefighters were called to extinguish the fire.

- Jim Dallke

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