Video: Detached Garage Destroyed In Fire On Merle Ln East Of Route 83, Wheeling

Wheeling police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:52 PM Tuesday to detached garage fire at 697 South Merle Lane Wheeling, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a resident came home to find the garage on fire.

Wheeling Engine 23 crew reported seeing a smoke header in the sky while en route to the scene.

Firefighters were on the scene within five minutes and reported a fully-involved garage fire on arrival.

Firefighters from Arlington Heights and Buffalo Grove responded to assist Wheeling firefighters.

Police officers ordered evacuation of at least a couple of homes south of the garage. Winds at Chicago Executive Airport at 9:51 a.m. were reported to be NE at 17 MPH with gusts to 31 MPH.

The fire was reported "knocked" by about 10:19 a.m.

No report of any injuries was known at the time of this report.

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