Northbrook fire destroys home, damages two others

  • Flames engulf a single-family home on Melanie Lane in Northbrook Wednesday morning. At least three homes were damaged in the blaze.

    Flames engulf a single-family home on Melanie Lane in Northbrook Wednesday morning. At least three homes were damaged in the blaze. Courtesy of ABC 7

  • Flames engulf a single-family home on Melanie Lane in Northbrook Wednesday morning. At least three homes were damaged in the blaze.

    Flames engulf a single-family home on Melanie Lane in Northbrook Wednesday morning. At least three homes were damaged in the blaze. Courtesy of ABC 7

  • Flames engulf a single-family home on Melanie Lane in Northbrook Wednesday morning. At least three homes were damaged in the blaze.

    Flames engulf a single-family home on Melanie Lane in Northbrook Wednesday morning. At least three homes were damaged in the blaze. Courtesy of ABC 7

 
Daily Herald Report
Updated 1/16/2019 7:26 PM

A Northbrook home was destroyed and two other homes were damaged in a fire Wednesday morning, according to ABC 7. No residents or pets were injured in the fire, ABC 7 is reporting.

The fire started in a single-family home on the 2500 block of Melanie Lane, according to reports.

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The flames spread to the home next door, and at one point both homes were engulfed, according to ABC 7.

A third home was damaged.

Several fire and rescue companies were called in to assists in battling the blaze.

Melanie Lane, Joshua Lane and Highland Road were all blocked to traffic.

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