Vernon Hills Warehouse Fire Causes No Injury, Cause Under Investigation

(Vernon Hills, IL) No injuries were reported after a warehouse fire in Vernon Hills. The blaze broke out just before 4:30 Monday morning in the 6-hundred block of Hickory Hill Drive. Multiple departments including Lincolnshire-Riverwood, Libertyville, Long Grove, Lake Forest and others responded to the scene. Officials say an automatic sprinkler system was able to keep the fire at bay until they were able to put out the rest of the flames. No workers were present during the incident, and no fire officials were hurt. A damage estimate was not given, and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Tim Vander Tuuk, WXLC News (7-26-22)