LOCKPORT TOWNSHIP FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
19623 RENWICK ROAD | LOCKPORT, ILLINOIS 60441
OFFICE 815.838.3287 | FAX 815.838.9141 | WWW.LOCKPORTFIRE .ORG
PRESS RELEASE CONTACT:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Deputy Chief Frank Blaskey
Saturday September 23rd, 2023,
On Saturday September 23rd, 2023, at approximately 1645 hours the Lockport Township Fire Protection District responded to a reported garage fire in the 2200 Blk of Parkrose Street in the City of Crest Hill. Fire companies arrived on scene to find a fully involved detached garage behind the residence.
Crews on scene were able to quickly get the fire under control and prevent any extension to the nearby home. The alarm was elevated to a general alarm. There were no reported injuries and the residents were home at the time of the incident. Com Ed responded to the scene to disconnect a live power line that had burned through and fell near the area where firefighters were working.
The cause of the fire appears to be accidental but is being investigated by the Lockport Fire Investigators
PROUDLY SERVING ALL OR PORTIONS OF THE COMMUNITIES OF LOCKPORT, CREST HILL, ROMEOVILLE, NEW LENOX AND THE SURROUNDING UNINCORPORATED AREAS